Margaret "Peggy" Anne Andre, nee Gilman, of Naples, FL passed away on April 19, 2012 at her home.
She was the loving wife of the late J. Richard "Dick" Andre. She will be dearly missed by her sons Scott (Sarah) Andre and Robert Andre, her daughter Shelley (Joe) McCabe, grandchildren Ryan (Mollie) McCabe and Katherine McCabe, her brothers Neil Gilman and John (Mary) Gilman, and her sister-in-law Jeanne Andre, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Peggy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in St. Cloud and Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with her degree in home economics. She met Dick while in college and they married in 1952. She and Dick raised their family in Cincinnati, Ohio and in Kansas City, Missouri. She was an active volunteer and leader with many civic and church organizations, including the Eye Bank, the Nelson-Atkins Gallery, the Cincinnati Art Museum, and St Bartholomew's.
Peggy and Dick vacationed in Naples for many years, retiring there in 1993. Peggy was an active supporter of the arts in Naples over the years.
Peggy's bright smile and always-sunny disposition will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 25 at 10:30am at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N, Naples, FL.