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Margaret "Peggy" W. Downer

1923 ~ 2022 (age 99) 99 Years Old
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Obituary

Margaret “Peggy” W. Downer, 99 of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 at the Commons. Peggy was born in Milton, PA, the daughter of the late Forrest and Myrtle Reichley Walter. As a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church she played the organ for over 45 years.  Peggy, a 1945 graduate of Susquehanna University, was an accomplished musician who studied at Juilliard School of Music, also played the piano and violin, and taught music for many years. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, doing cross word puzzles and will be also remembered for her excellent cooking. 

She is survived by,

Sons:     William J. Downer, Jr of Syracuse.

               Michael Downer and wife Jane of Austin, TX

Brother:  Forrest Walter Jr. and wife Carol of Harriman, TN

Sisters:   Marjorie Koharski of Neptune, NJ

               Dorothy Loffer of Pipersville, PA

Several Nieces and Nephews

In addition to her parents, Peggy was predeceased by her husband William J. Downer and sister Edee Mertz. 

A memorial service with be held 11AM, on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Redeemer Lutheran Church. 10 Prospect Street, Auburn. 

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Services

Memorial Service
Saturday
November 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
10 Prospect Street
Auburn, NY 13021

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May 14, 1923-September 7, 2022




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