Marguerite B. Peluso

June 29, 2017

Marguerite B. Peluso passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 96. She was the beloved wife of 60 years to the late Robert J. Peluso Sr.

Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Marguerite (Finnegan) and Edward F. X. Beckerman Sr.

Marguerite graduated from Incarnation School in New York City.

She was a communicant and devoted member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, where she was the chairwoman of the Altar Society. She was also a member of the Ladies of Mount Carmel.

After raising her children, she found enjoyment and life-long friends while working at Foster’s Toy Store.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be greatly missed.

Marguerite is survived by two daughters and six sons: Robert J. Peluso, Jr. of Doylestown; Charles A. Peluso (Joanne) of Fairport, NY; Vincent E. Peluso of Pottstown; Joseph J. Peluso (Renita) of Doylestown; Marguerite M. P. Kulp (Robert) of Pottstown; Gene F. Peluso (lngrid) of Woodstock GA; Gary F. Peluso of Doylestown, and Patricia M. Gilbert (Eric) of Perkasie. She will be happily remembered by her 24 grandchildren: Nicole Pompo (Robert), Matthew Peluso, Megan Kodweis (Michael), TeresaWebster (James) , Michael Peluso (Lauren), Jason Peluso (Cristin), Tracey Kinney (Scott), Lisa and Joseph Peluso, Renae Geary (Kevin), Philip Donahue, Krista Venza (Matthew), Robert Kulp (Tara), Brian (Alison) Kulp, Monica Summerville (Kenny), Amanda Peluso, Sarah Warren (John), Stephen and Kathryn Peluso, Gretchen, Ian and Jane Gilbert. Also surviving are her great-grandchildren: Will, Ben, Jack and Sam Venza, Kaileigh, Jaylynn, Sadie and Sawyer Kulp, Gianna and Nicolas Pompo, Leland Webster, Nathan Peluso, Ella and Madeline Kinney, Declan, Connor and Liam Geary, Philip Donahue IV, Christian Greer, Kyleigh Peluso, Braden and Bailey Summerville, Cassidy and Jesse Warren. She is also survived by her niece, Mary Jane Bruno of Greenlawn, NY, her sister-in-law, Dolores Beckerman and brothers-in-law: Harvey Meckler and Leonard Peluso (Thelma). She will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews.

Marguerite was preceded in death by her sister, Jane Meckler; her brothers, Edward Jr., Gerald, Hubert Beckerman and Thomas Finnegan; daughters-in-law, Sally and Barbara Peluso and grandchildrern Jessica and Christopher Peluso.

Relatives and friends are invited to Marguerite’s funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Friday, July 7 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 235 East State Street, Doylestown, where the family will receive guests from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. The family will also receive guests from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, July 6 at Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, 2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown. Interment will follow Mass in St. Mary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Marguerite’s name may be made to: Holy Family
Home For The Aged c/o Little Sisters of the Poor, 5300 Chester Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143 or Blessed Margaret of Castello Home for Crisis Pregnancies, P.O. Box 361, Bensalem, PA 19020.

The Peluso family sincerely thanks family and friends for their prayers and support.


7 ~ 9 p.m., Thursday, July 6
Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home
2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown

9:30 ~ 11 a.m., Friday, July 7
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
235 East State Street, Doylestown


11 a.m., Friday, July 7
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
235 East State Street, Doylestown


Saint Mary Cemetery