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Margaret "Peggy" (Kalashian) Guckert

May 10, 1943 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 76)


Margaret ‘Peggy’ (Kalashian) Guckert age 76, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019 after a long illness. She was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts on May 10, 1943 to the late John and Margaret (Mullarkey) Kalashian. Peggy was raised in Newburyport and graduated from Newburyport High School in 1961. She was a long time resident of Haverhill before recently moving to Hampton, NH to enjoy the beach and tax-free shopping. Peggy also loved spending time in Siesta Key, FL and never missed a game night with friends. 

Peggy was employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 40 years, working in the Probation Department in both Haverhill and Newburyport District Courts.

Peggy is survived by her husband of 54 years, Theodore Guckert of Hampton, NH; daughter, Suzanne Hickey and her husband Steve of York, Maine; granddaughters Ella and Ava. She was predeceased by her sister Marianne Kalashian.

Family and friends may call on Tuesday August13, 2019 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home. 193 High St. Newburyport, MA 01950. THERE IS NO LONGER ANY PARKING AVAILABLE BEHIND THE FUNERAL HOME PER ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM following the calling hours at Immaculate Conception Church with burial at St. Mary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Guckert’s name to Dana Farber Cancer Institute by mail, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284 or online via

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Calling Hours
August 13, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Twomey-LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home
193 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Funeral Mass
August 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
42 Green Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Burial following Mass.

St. Mary Cemetery
Storey Avenue
Newburyport, MA 01950

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