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Peggy L. Sullivan



Peggy Louise (LeBarron) Sullivan (formerly Marvici) 92, precious Mom & Gram, went to her heavenly home on August 25, 2022. Born in Seattle, Washington in 1929 she was the daughter of the late Clifford A. & Nona Mae (Myers) LeBarron. She married Pasquale Marvici and moved to Springfield in 1946.


Peggy met many close lifelong friends during her 50-year employment at Lido Restaurant. She was a faithful communicant of Bethlehem Church in Hampden, believing in God's promise of eternal life. Peggy had many passions and hobbies including, bowling, skiing, camping, traveling, and cruises. Peggy enjoyed live entertainment, was an avid Red Sox fan and loved everything Elvis.


In 1985, while attending decorative art classes, Peggy discovered her passion for art. She then taught decorative painting at various crafts shops, Municipal Hospital, West Springfield Senior Center and in her own home studio. She also fulfilled a life goal by opening her own shop, the Merry-Go-Round crafts. She was a member of the National Society of Decorative Painters and the Pioneer Valley Decorative Painters of Massachusetts. She always looked forward to sharing her expertise with others.


She was predeceased by her siblings, Richard, Russell “Bud,” Gordon, and Norma.


Peggy is survived by her daughter, Patricia Hooper & husband Thompson; son, Joseph Marvici & wife Angel; daughter Catherine Marvici; grandchildren, Paul & wife Maureen, Daniel, Jennifer & husband Eric, Matthew & wife Paula, Chaitanya & wife Stacy, Dawn, Zadkiel, Chiala, Chamuel & wife Brandi, Chelsea, Dillon & partner Silvia, Carmen & husband Corey. She was blessed with 28 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Peggy will be truly missed by her beloved companion, her orange tabby cat Jack.


Visitation will be held Thursday, September 1, 9:30-10:30 AM at Tazzini Funeral Home, 22 Locust Street in Springfield. A Prayer Service will follow at 11, proceeding to St. Thomas Cemetery in West Springfield.


Please consider a memorial contribution to the Springfield Rescue Mission.

Please visit www.TazziniFuneralHome.com for condolences.

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