Obituary: Margaret Elizabeth Wiatr

Margaret Elizabeth Wiatr
Margaret Elizabeth Wiatr

WOODBURY — Margaret Elizabeth “Peg” Wiatr, widow of Francis Joseph Wiatr, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.

Margaret was born in Bay Shore, Long Island, NY, daughter of the late James and Margaret (Healy) King. She had been a Woodbury resident for the past 30 years, and was a communicant at St. Teresa of Avila Church. Margaret retired from St. Mary’s Hospital, where she worked as a dietary aid for 20 years. She was an avid reader, loved animals of all kinds and was a diehard NY Yankees and UConn Huskies fan. She enjoyed dining out and visits with her friends. Margaret loved her children and grandchildren more than anything else and she cherished time spent with family.

Margaret is survived by her son, Fran Wiatr and his wife, Mary, of Woodbury and Jupiter, Fla.; her daughter, Margaret “Peggy” DelGatti, of Woodbury; grandchildren, Matt, Chris and Margaret “Maggie” Wiatr; step-grandchildren, Brian Smith, Mark Smith and his wife, Charlotte Smith; five step-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Pat DelGatti, and her beloved cat, Annabelle. Margaret was predeceased by her brother, John King and her sisters, Maureen Smith and Julia Mauro.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Main Street South, Woodbury. Burial will be private and there are no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department.

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