An Obituary: Margaret ‘Peg’ Donigan

June 7, 2023

Margaret “Peg” Donigan, 98, of Bedford, died on June 5, 2023, surrounded with her loving family by her side.

Born on May 17, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Domenic and Carmella (DiModica) Gianino.

Margaret was raised in the West End of Boston and was a graduate of the Girls’ School of Boston.

A longtime Bedford resident, she worked at the Weather Services in Bedford as a Commodities Data Lead for many years.

She was a member of St. Michael Parish.

Above all, she will be remembered as being a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend.

She is survived by her sister Joan L. Gianino of Cambridge. Her children, Barbara Livingstone of Nevada, Henry J. Donigan III of CA, Christine Mead of Nashua, NH, and Joann Gauthier of Westford. Son-in-Laws Gerald Mead and Stephen Gauthier as well as her daughter-in-laws Lindsay Whiting and Naoko Donigan. She is also survived by her grandchildren – TJ and Justin Livingstone. Scarlett, Thomas, Hayley and Patrick Donigan. Gerald Mead, Jr., Taryn Aguilera and Alexandra Mead. Alicia Evans and Ashley Gauthier as well as great grandchildren Gavin Livingstone. Fiona and Leo Mead. Zara, Esme and Xander Aguilera. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins and devoted neighbors Joe and Mary Mendousa and Robert and Betty Mazzone.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Margaret “Maggie” Donigan; her siblings, Angelo, Joseph and Francis Gianino and Sally Silvio; and son-in-law Fredrick Livingstone.

Visitation will be held at the Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Rd., Bedford from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 11.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Michael Church, 90 Concord Rd., Bedford, at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 12. Interment to follow at Shawsheen Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to MS Research at Mass. General Hospital Development Office., 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA, 02114-1101.

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