Margaret “Peggy” Ellsworth Fogg, 68, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 surrounded by her family after a brief illness.

Peggy was born Oct. 15, 1942, to William Denton Curtis and Mary Jeannette (Fisher) Curtis in Providence, R.I.

Peggy graduated from Cumberland High School in Cumberland, R.I., attended the University of Maine at Orono and ultimately received her bachelor’s degree in social work from University Without Walls in Providence, R.I.

Peggy was employed by Federated Incorporated, Kinney Jewelers and the University of Rhode Island Extension program. She moved to the Ellsworth area with her daughters in 1977, where she was employed by the Washington Hancock Community Agency and later served as deputy director of Eastern Area Agency on Aging in Brewer until her retirement.

Peggy was an avid reader, a great cook, a music enthusiast and a movie buff. She was also a huge fan of the public radio program “A Prairie Home Companion.” She spent a considerable amount of time during the summer months at her camp on Lower Lead Mountain Pond and loved to explore the beautiful back roads and lakes across Maine.

Peggy is survived by her lifetime love and husband, Randy, of Monroe; two daughters, Lori (Dumond) Griffin and her partner, Gary Tilton, of Boothbay Harbor, Claudia (Dumond) Henderson and her husband, Henry, of Newton, Mass.; a sister, Anne M. Curtis, of Lamoine and Newton, Mass.; three grandchildren, Curtis Griffin, Ava Henderson and Lida Henderson; and two stepdaughters, Amy Peplowski and Cora Garrod and their children. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, her cat, Mini, and her dog, Dewey.

She was predeceased by her parents and a sister, Mary C. Yeo.

There will be a time of celebration and remembrance Friday, Dec. 3, at noon at the Monroe Town Hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Monroe Library at Town of Monroe Library, 8 Swan Lake Ave., Monroe, ME 04951. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

A spring service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Ellsworth.