SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

January 24, 2013

Margaret D. (Haines) MacRae


Haverhill — Margaret D. (Haines) MacRae, age 82, of Haverhill, died early Tuesday morning at Haverhill Crossing, surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of Herbert N. MacRae.

Born in Lynn, September 17, 1930, she was the daughter of the late William T. Haines and Margaret E. Madore. Peggy was a graduate of Lynn English High School. For many years she was a secretary at Parent Surgical in Lynn.

Peggy was dedicated to her family, and was especially enthralled with her grandchildren and her great-granddaughter. As hectic as life could get, she always kept in touch with family and friends, never missing a chance to spend time with them. Peggy enjoyed traveling with Herb throughout New England, and also enjoyed her pastimes, knitting and listening to country music.

In addition to her husband of 61 years, she is survived by two sons, Steven MacRae and his wife Laurie and Bill MacRae and his wife Amy; her six grandchildren, Christopher and Bethany MacRae and Michael, Jason, Megan and husband Andrew and Will MacRae; her great-granddaughter, Madison, her brother, James Haines and wife Carol of Lynnfield, along with many dear friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: By request of the family, services and burial in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, will be private. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers Family-Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 334 Main Street, Haverhill.