TROY, MO, August 8, 2022 – Four charitable organizations were each awarded a $5,000 “Sharing Success” grant by Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) and CoBank. The recipients of the 2022 grants are Anne’s Anchor, New Melle Sports & Recreation (NMSR), The Sparrow’s Nest, and Warren County Literacy.
By Kathy Miller
St. Paul’s Lutheran in New Melle held the second annual St. Paul’s Kidz Carnival on July 16, it was a hot day; fortunately, there was shade, a breeze and a misting station to stay cool. The Kidz Carnival was free; the only request was for donations to St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.
Margaret T “Peggy “ Miller born January 14, 1927 and died March 27, 2021.
Parents: Thomas and Margaret (Kielly) Lavin. Married to Roy Walter Miller. Children, John P Miller (Marion), Jim Miller deceased (Carol), Jane Bogart (Harry), Joe Miller (Cathy), Jerry Miller deceased, and Father Tom Miller. Peggy is the last surviving sibling of her family (sisters Anna Marie Tersteeg (Al), Winie Shea (Bill) and brother Tom Lavin (Babe). Peggy was a loving grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She loved her Irish heritage.
Peggy was 94 and died at Mother of Good Council Nursing Home, St Louis, MO. Upon her request her body is being donated to St Louis University and her ashes eventually will be joined with Roy’s. A memorial Mass for Peggy was held for the family at Immaculate Heart of Mary, New Melle where Father Tom is pastor and at a later date a larger celebration of her life will be held.
Donations may be made in the form of a Mass for Peggy to Immaculate Heart of Mary, New Melle or Sacred Heart, Florissant and/or donations can be made to Mother Of Good Council Nursing Home, 6825 Natural Bridge Rd., St Louis, MO 63121 where Peggy lived the last seven years of her life.