Margaret (Peggy) Sanford Arenstam - age: 83
(October 19, 1937 to May 17, 2021
Friends and relatives may call Monday May 24, 2021 from 4 to 6 PM at the Dennett, Craig& Pate Funeral Home 365 Main St, Saco. Masks are required.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday May 25, 2021 at 11:00 am at the First Parish Congregational Church of Saco UCC, 12 Beach St, Saco. Rev. Scott Cousineau will officiate. Private Family Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Deering Park.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Saco Food Pantry P.O. Box 246, Saco, Maine 04072.
Saco, Margaret Sanford Arenstam (Peggy), 83, passed away on May 17, 2021 after a short illness. She was born in Westfield, MA, the daughter of Richard and Caroline Sanford. Peggy is pre-deceased by her brother David O. Sanford (m. Marcia Sanford). She attended Northfield School for Girls, 1955, and Westbrook Junior College, 1957. In 1959, Peggy married Michael Arenstam. Living in Westfield, Plymouth MA, and Saco ME, Peggy’s life centered around family and friends. Whether camping with four young children, traveling with life-long friends or baking at home with grandchildren, she brought love and laughter with everything she did. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, and crafts of all kinds. She worked for many years as a receptionist office manager for dental offices in Plymouth and Biddeford. Peggy also volunteered at the Saco Food Pantry and worked at the Saco polls.
She is survived by her four children Clare and Trevor Graham, Sherborn MA, David and Teri Arenstam, Saco ME, Peter Arenstam, Plymouth MA, John and Rose Mary Arenstam, Paducah KY, her beloved grandchildren Emma Campbell (Ryan Campbell), Katie Arenstam (Justin DeFrancesco), Jacob H. Arenstam (Krystal Arenstam), Hannah Stowe (George Stowe), Abigail Arenstam, Joshua Arenstam, Julia Arenstam, Jacob J. Arenstam, , Sarah Jane Graham, Thomas Graham and her great grandchildren Ellie Campbell, Lucas and Maddie De Francesco, Theodore Stowe.