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Margaret C. "Peg" (FitzGerald) Lord

Margaret C. "Peg" (FitzGerald) Lord
  • August 3, 1934 - February 24, 2017
  • Waltham, Massachusetts

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“Fred, I am heartsick hearing this news. I just found out a day after the funeral or I would have been there to support you. My condolences to your...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: AnnMarie Jannoni Tanzella - MA

“Fred, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. You were a great son to her and she will be watching over you in heaven now. I will continue to pray...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Alves - Melrose, MA

“Fred I am so sorry for your loss. Your devotion and kind care tirelessly being by your mothers side was so appreciated by her I know. You are a...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: ELIZABETH CORBETT - DORCHESTER, MA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Mrs.Lord's family, especially her son Fred who devoted himself to his mother in her last years. He cared for her...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Eileen Curran - Hollywood, FL

“Margaret. The best oldest sister EVER. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jane Egan - Lakeville, MA

“Remembering many good times with Peg at the Chateau, Waltham High, Little Nippers and Wal-Lex Bowling. Sincere sympathy to Jeff and Freddy. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Ruth Gately - Waltham, MA


Waltham – Mrs. Margaret C. "Peg" (FitzGerald) Lord, of Waltham, died Friday, February 24, 2017 at her home. She was 82.

Peg was born in Malden on August 3, 1934 to the late James P. and Violet M. (Carroll) FitzGerald. She was raised in Waltham and had been a lifelong resident. Peg was a graduate of Rosary Academy in Watertown.

After high school she worked for a time for the John Hancock Insurance Company and later at the Waltham High School cafeteria. Until her retirement she worked for a number of years as a waitress at the Chateau Restaurant in Waltham, a job she thoroughly enjoyed and the people that she worked with even more.

Peg was known by family and friends for her kindness and for being a devoted animal lover. She found peace and happiness in gardening and took great care of her home, her husband and her children.

The wife of the late William J. Lord, she leaves her children, Wm. Jeffrey Lord and Frederick C. Lord, of Waltham; her sisters, M. Donna LeClair of Mattapoisett and Jane C. Egan of Lakeville, and several nieces, nephews and their families.

Family and friends will honor and remember Peg's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, March 2nd from 4 to 7 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Friday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Boston, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116.