Friday, April 16, 2021


Margaret ‘Peggy’ Kieffer


Margaret “Peggy” Kieffer, of Old Saybrook passed away on Feb. 15.

She was born on Oct. 17, 1938, in Reading, Pennsylvania to the late Allen and Lillian Marburger.

Peggy worked and Pratt & Whitney in Middletown for more than 25 years, and then went on to work at the Stop & Shop Pharmacy in Old Saybrook. She loved sports, especially the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, UConn Basketball, and NASCAR.

She is survived by her children Kathie Kieffer of Portland and Jessie Volk and her husband Fred of Old Saybrook; siblings Mary Swartz and Dennis Marburger, both of Pennsylvania, and Deborah Mitchell of Delaware; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her companion of 30 years, Donald Buckridge; granddaughter and caretaker Monica Tuscano; and special friends Clara Wilcox and Maribeth Balinskas.

In addition to her parents, Peggy was predeceased by her children Ronald, Carole, and Pattie Kieffer and siblings Allen and Richard Marburger and Geraldine Miller.

Services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to the Old Saybrook Estuary Council Meals on Wheels at

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