Jean Peggy Gaddy DeBlasio, 74, of Wilmington and formerly of Raleigh, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Brunswick Cove Living Center.
She was born in Durham, NC on February 6, 1941, daughter of the late Stephen Thomas Gaddy and Maline Burnett Gaddy.
Surviving are two sons, Daniel G. DeBlasio of Wilmington and Anthony J. DeBlasio of Raleigh; a granddaughter, Tonya Jean DeBlasio of Raleigh; a sister, Rebecca G. Wright and husband Charles T. Wright of Lake Lure, NC; and a brother-in-law, Le Hook. A sister, Mary G. Hook preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of Duke University and taught in the Wake County Public School system. She was a member of Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church, a past member of the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, and a fan of Duke Basketball.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church, 228 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC, 27612 (phone 919-832-7535). Interment will follow in Raleigh Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Humane Society.
Condolences to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com
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