Peggy Stork

Obituary of Peggy L. Stork

Peggy Stork, 74, of Red Hook, NY and formerly of Hyde Park, NY, Ridgewood, NY, and San Diego, CA, passed away on Saturday, March 27th, 2021. Born on July 15, 1946, in Mt. Pleasant, TX, she was the daughter of the late Travis Edward and Marcella (Landrum) Dunn. Peggy married Ronald Stork on March 18, 1966 and he predeceased her on March 12, 2016. Peggy attended Kearny High School (San Diego) and graduated from Dutchess Community College in 1983 with a degree in Nursing. Her career in healthcare spanned four decades, beginning with her work as an aide at Victory Lake Nursing Home in Hyde Park. After completing her degree, she went on to work as an RN at Kingston Hospital, St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, Riverfront Medical, as a private nurse specializing in elder care throughout the Northern Dutchess area and lastly, at the Baptist Home in Rhinebeck. Peggy was a member of the Clinton Alliance Church in Schultzville, NY and formerly a congregant of Pleasant Plains Presbyterian in Staatsburg. She also volunteered at Pine Plains Free Library and the Free Community Clothes Closet at Red Hook Community Center. Peggy was a talented artist working in various media such as painting and collage. She loved travel, food and music and always sought out (and found) beauty in the world around her. She will be remembered for her friendly, caring nature and her love of animals and people. She is survived by her children, grandchildren and extended family: Denise, David, Veronica, Jayne, JP, Conor, Keith, Ciara, Chloe, Ronin, Carol (sister), Carol (cousin), several nephews and nieces and innumerable friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Edward Dunn. A memorial service and interment will be held this summer. Memorial donations may be made in Peggy's name to Perfect Pets Rescue, Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes, 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit
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