Margaret N. “Peggy” Shear - February 10, 2015

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RAVENA – Margaret N. “Peggy” Shear, 81, passed away peacefully February 10, 2015 at home with her loving family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Dewey and Mildred Vadney. Peggy enjoyed crafts, reading, and having breakfast with her friends. Her greatest love and joy in her life was her family. Getting everyone together, cooking for them and handing out her famous buy one and get one free bargains.

Survivors include her sons, William (Pam) Shear, Mark (Sharon) Shear and Brian (Patricia) Shear; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sisters, Norma Walley and Shirley Mattice; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Peggy was predeceased by her husband and the love of her life, Mosher F. Shear and brothers, William and Merlin “Bud” Vadney.

A memorial service will be held in May on a date to be announced. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers the family would like you to consider a donation in memory of Peggy to the Jerusalem Reformed Church, PO Box 70 Rte. 32, Feura Bush, NY 12067 or Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.