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Peggy F. Slavnik

Peggy F. Slavnik

Peggy Fitzgerald Slavnik, 83, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at home with family at her bedside, after a short battle with cancer. Peggy was born in High Point, N.C., and moved with her family to Danville as a child. She later moved to Hampton where she met her husband of 66 years. Peggy enjoyed traveling with her husband in their motor-home where they spent time in their summer house in Florida. Later she spent time at their summer house in Urbanna, where she enjoyed entertaining her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Harvey and Claudie Ingram Fitzgerald; and her sister, Elizabeth Fitzgerald Bryant.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 66 years, John Francis Slavnik Jr.; four sons, John Francis Slavnik III (Cheryl) of Gloucester, James Harvey Slavnik of Florida, Daniel Ashton Slavnik (Bonnie) of Yorktown and Tony Carlton Slavnik of Urbanna; eight beloved grandchildren, Katie, John, Matthew, Natasha, Kelly, Shane, Casey and Brooke; eight great-grandchildren; two nephews; and her beloved dog, Winnie.

A funeral service officiated by Reverend Arthur L. Wolz. Jr. will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, August 4, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, August 3, from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

A special thank you to her son, James Harvey Slavnik, and Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, most notably Teresa Hogge for the loving care given to Peggy.

In Peggy’s memory, contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. G. Edward Mowry, 7274 Joseph Lewis Road, Hayes, VA 23072; or Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, 7358 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061.

posted 08.01.2014

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