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Margaret J. Dale

May 12, 1934 — September 13, 2021

Margaret (Peggy) J. Dale 85, passed away September 13, 2021 from complications of COPD and Covid-19. Born May 12th 1936 in Indianapolis to the late Thomas E. & Helen (Hampson) Poggiani. Peggy attended our Lady of Lourdes grade school and graduated from Thomas Carr Howe High School in the class of 1954. Peggy worked for Indiana National Bank, Indianapolis Public Schools, and Midwest Computer Accessories.

She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Norman S. Dale. They were married in 1954 and together for over 65 years. Her family brought her much happiness as well as being her pride and joy. Peggy and Norman were two peas in a pod playing lots of golf together, singing Karaoke, and several January trips to Fort Myers, Florida. Peggy's love of worship at St. James parish and later Good Shepherd parish came through in her singing with the choir and will always be remembered. Peggy was an avid Colts, Pacers and Cubs fan.

She was preceded in death by her 2 daughters, Diana and Julie and her son, David S. Dale, her grandson, Patrick Stewart and great grandson, Jacob Campbell, and also her sister, Barbara Monica.

Survivors include son, N. Thomas Dale (Joanie), 12 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. One surviving sister, Tina Denbraber and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Any donations can be made to Good Shepherd Catholic church or CYO of Indianapolis.

Visitation will be held Friday September 17, 2021 from 10 am-2:30 pm at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2905 Carson Avenue, Indianapolis. Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 2:00 pm with the Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 2:30pm in the church. Burial will take place at Holy Cross / St. Joseph Cemetery in Indianapolis. Services entrusted to O’Riley Funeral Home; please visit www.OrileyFuneralHome.com to share a memory of Peggy. Please note that Covid precautions will be considered at the visitation in the church.

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Friday, September 17, 2021

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