Margaret Quinn (Dennehy) Daly

November 25, 1920 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 97)

Margaret Quinn Dennehy Daly quietly and peacefully passed on October 13, 2018 with her loving family by her side. Born November 25, 1920 in Springfield Ma to the late Edward J. and Nettie (Scoville) Quinn, Peg was the youngest of four children. Peg was a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro where she earned a degree in languages. She was fluent in English, French, Spanish and Latin. It was her ability to speak Spanish which led her to her long time career as a Social Worker for the State of Connecticut, where she worked until 1985. Peg was married twice her first marriage was to the late Timothy Edward Dennehy (Ted) together they had a son William John Dennehy. After Ted’s untimely passing, Billy and Peg became quite a team and she put all her effort into raising a wonderful, well rounded boy. They fell in love with baseball together, sharing a passion for the Red Sox and owned season tickets to the Philadelphia Phillies spring training games. Bill had the joy of escorting her to her last game in March. Peg was blessed by her parents to be given a farm on Flanders Rd which was known as Home Acres. By proximity The Daly family took she and Billy under their wing helping a young single woman work and care for an adventurous young boy. It was thru this friendship that Peg met the man she would spend the rest of her life loving. He was a simple hard working farmer named Martin James (Bub) Daly They married in June of 1955 and set about living a, peaceful life on Flanders Rd. Together they had two children, Michael James Daly, and Patricia Anne Bridget Daly Banning, and raised William together. Once her children had grown Peg was able to move to her beloved condominium in Clearwater, Florida where she led an active fun filled life. She was well known in her complex as the woman who rode a two wheeled bike until she was 97, swam daily, made desserts for every occasion and had extravagant holiday parties for her Florida friends. Peg loved all her friends in Red Hats and the Lunch Bunch. She found a second family in Mary and Joann Dunn and Maryann Sheehey her "girls" from Boston". Peg was fiercely independent and determined to never be a burden to anyone so she lived independently until April 1 of this year when she finally came back to Connecticut to bless her daughter with a love and joy that will forever be unmatched. Besides her parents and her husband of 46 years, Peg was also predeceased by her three siblings, Stanley, Dr. Pearle E Bradley and William. Peg is survived by her three children William (Cyndee) Dennehy of Martha’s Vineyard Ma, Michael (Gretchen) Daly of Knox, ME and Patricia Daly Banning, of East Hampton, Ct.  She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Richard (Dick) Banning. In addition to her children, she is also survived by perhaps her greatest pride, her 8 grandchildren: Tracy Shapiro, Patrick (Michelle) Dennehy, Marshall (Rebecca) Daly, Caitlin (Jordan) Albright, Kevin (Elizabeth) Daly, Kelsey Banning, Margaret (Tommy Garside) Daly, and Kathleen (Jeffrey Scarfo) Banning. Second only to those grandchildren are the 15 Great grandchildren she adored Collin, Gregory, Madeline, Dylan and Jacob Shapiro, Sean Martin and Kaeley Dennehy, Mason, Lincoln and Shirley Daly, Ryan and Beckett Daly, Nicodemo Scarfo, and two more due this winter. At this time there are no calling hours burial will follow at a later date.



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