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The Telegram
  • Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Doxtader

  • Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Doxtader, 54, lifelong resident of Herkimer, passed away peacefully, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in the Bassett Healthcare Center, Cooperstown, with her loving and dedicated family at her side.

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  • Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Doxtader, 54, lifelong resident of Herkimer, passed away peacefully, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in the Bassett Healthcare Center, Cooperstown, with her loving and dedicated family at her side.
    She was born on Nov. 21, 1958, in Herkimer, the daughter of Dr. Patricia Dunning Doxtader and the late John Doxtader.
    Peggy was a communicant of St. Francis de Sales Church, Herkimer, where she participated in the church choir for many years. She attended the Herkimer ARC and earned many bowling and swimming awards. Peggy was also recognized for volunteering over a hundred hours at the Little Falls Hospital. Her greatest love was her family and spending time with them, especially camping at Raquette Lake every year.
    Peggy is survived by her mother, Patricia; her siblings and in-laws, Janice and Silvio Zinicola, of Gainesville, Va., Mary and Joseph Burdick, of Herkimer, Therese and William Susino, of Alton, John and Kathleen Doxtader, of Hurley, Daniel Doxtader, of Herkimer, Timothy and Amie Doxtader, of Otego, Thomas and Linda Doxtader, of Utica, and Jacqueline Doxtader, of Oneida; her nieces and nephews, Mary Anne and Michael Brelinsky, of Humble, Texas, William and Arianne Susino, of Niagara, Kathleen and Jesse Buxton, of Angleton, Texas, Nina and Nathan Smith, of Ashburn, Va., Dominic and Gina Susino, of Long Beach, Dr. Christopher and Dr. Katie Burdick, of Shreveport, La., Todd Zinicola, of Reston, Va., Dr. Erika Doxtader and Dr. Sanjay Mukhopadyhyay, of Camillus , Jennifer and Jett Linn, of Seatle, Wash., Ryan Doxtader, of Athen, Tenn., Cheryl and Chad Guenot, of Seneca Falls, Jocelyn and Shawn Flynn, of Canastota, Daniel and Stephanie Burdick, of Oswego, Erin and Matthew Cotton, of Herkimer, Sarah and Jason Intondi, of Canastota, Brian Doxtader, of Watertown, Mass., David and Erin Doxtader, of Glendale, Ariz., Ashleigh Doxtader, of Otego, Lindsey Doxtader, of Oneonta, Karina Ellis, of Otego, Mikaela Ellis, of Otego, Courtney Doxtader, of Utica, Alicia Allen, of Oneonta, and James Doxtader, of Hurley; her aunts and uncle, Margaret Hall, of Herkimer, Dr. Francis and Angela Dunning, of Herkimer, and Evelyn Dunning, of Camillus; her 26 great-nieces and great-nephews; and 31 cousins. She was predeceased by her father, John, on Dec. 29, 1989, and her brother, Paul, on Aug. 17, 2012.
    Her funeral prayer service will commence 9:15 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013, from the chapel of the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington St., Herkimer, and then 10 a.m. in St. Francis de Sales Church, Herkimer, where her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Very Rev. Mark Cunningham, pastor. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer, where she will be laid to rest with her father.
    Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home. In loving memory of Peggy, the family has asked to kindly consider donations to the Herkimer ARC, 350 S. Washington St., P.O. Box 271, Herkimer, NY 13350. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
    Page 2 of 2 - The family wishes to thank the HARC for all of their support throughout the years, as well as the wonderful doctors and nurses at Bassett ICU for all the loving care they offered Peggy.
    Online condolences may be given by visiting www.eneafamily.com
    The family is being cared for by Scott J. Pizer, funeral director for the Enea Family Funeral Homes of the Mohawk Valley.

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