Millerton – Margaret Ann “Peggy” Garnto, 79, a forty-three year resident of Millerton, NY died peacefully on Friday, October 11, 2019, at Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT following a nearly twenty-year battle with cancer. Peggy worked for the Wassaic Developmental Center in Wassaic, NY as a therapy aide prior to her retirement.

Born August 16, 1940 in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Margaret H. (Whitson) Stroh. Her husband Thomas C. Garnto predeceased her. Peggy loved traveling to Europe, Alaska, and Australia. She was an avid Elvis fan and a diehard New England Patriots fan. Peggy volunteered as a driver for the North East Community Center and attended the Cancer Survivors Support Group in Sharon, CT in addition to being a longtime parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church in Millerton. She had a love for butterflies and will be dearly missed by her loving family and many friends.

Peggy is survived by her two children; Thomas H. Garnto of York, PA and Catherine Bomberger of Pittsburgh, PA, her daughter in law, Sandra Garnto; a cousin, Tim Hastings, six grandchildren; Robert Wallace, John Wallace, Jamie Garnto, Thomas Garnto, Jr., Shawnaa Garnto-Patterson and her husband Matthew and Grayson Garnto, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by a brother, Henry and two sisters, Arlene and Sally.

Calling hours will take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 4-7 pm at 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 18, 2019, at 10 am at Immaculate Conception Church, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY. Father Robert K. Wilson will officiate. Interment will be private.