WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. -- Margaret "Peggy" Bellino Cox of Wappingers Falls died on April 2. She was 70.
Cox was born in Pelham Bay Bronx, where she attended our Lady of Assumption Catholic School and graduated from Preston High School. She worked in the registrar's office of Marist College and as a student advisor for nearly 15 years.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years Gerard A.; daughter Anne Marie and husband Jonathan Koster of Danbury, son Anthony and his wife Kristen, of Poughkeepsie, son Stephen and his wife Marci, of Fishkill, grandchildren Grace, Aidan, Tessa, Catie, Lily, and Zachary.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 6, from 1 - 3 and 6 - 8 p.m. at Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main St. in Wappingers Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 7 at St. Mary's Church, Clinton Street in Wappingers Falls. Interment will follow in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, South Avenue in Poughkeepsie.
If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to either Meals on Wheels of Wappinger Falls, 2568 South Avenue, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 or Sparrow's Nest, 942 Route 376, Suite 215-216, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.