Margaret (Peggy) Lillian Dickinson Golden, 90, of Holliston, MA, formerly of Cheshire, CT, passed into eternal life on February 18th, 2021 after a brief illness; wife of the late Thomas Vincent Golden, whom she married in 1955. Peggy was born in Marion, Connecticut on February 14th,1931. Her parents were the late Theodore Fowler Dickinson and Margaret McAdam Dickinson.
She graduated from Waterbury Catholic High School in 1949 and then graduated from Larson College (Quinnipiac College) in Hamden, CT with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. She was employed as a service representative at the SNET company in New Haven, for many years. Later, when her children were grown, Peggy worked for Cheshire Management Company, attained her real estate license, and sold condominiums throughout the state of Connecticut. She was a Brownie leader, a member of the Junior Women’s Club, and a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Bridget Church. Peggy was a very dedicated and spiritual person who made many lifelong friends. Peggy’s family was a source of enormous pride and joy for her, as were her very special friends. She was extremely grateful for the life that God had graced her with.
She leaves two beloved children, a daughter Mary Golden Burns and her husband, Ralph, of Hopkinton, MA and a son, Thomas Vincent Golden, Jr., and his wife, Karin of Cheshire. Also, she leaves five grandchildren whom she adored: Colleen, Kevin, Christopher, Neena and Tasman. Peggy also leaves a brother, Ted Dickinson, and his wife, Penny of Nokomis, FL and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Bridget Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire, CT on Saturday, February 27th at 12 noon. A celebration of life and burial will be held at a later date. The Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, MA is assisting with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Saint Bridget Church, 175 Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410. For online condolences, or to share a photo or story, please do so on the condolence/photo tab.