Margaret "Peg" Gumb

October 7, 1923 — August 3, 2022


Margaret "Peg" Gumb

Margaret Louise O’Meara Gumb, 98, left this life on August 3 - the Birthday of her beloved grandson Beau who passed away in 2000.

Peg was born and raised in Bronxville, NY.  She married Irving T. Gumb, a naval aviator, in 1945.  Peg and Irv raised two sons while enjoying a Naval Career in many locations throughout the US and overseas.  They retired to Coronado, CA and Charleston, SC.  After Irv’s death, Peg enjoyed many happy years with friends at Wild Dunes on The Isle of Palms and St. Stephen’s Church.  Peg loved her family, her Church and her friends - she lived life to the fullest.

Peg is predeceased by her husband, her grandson, her brother Leo Barry O’Meara and her sister Catherine Cosgrove.  She is survived by her two sons, Barry and his wife Beverly and John and his wife Debby.  Peg’s surviving grandchildren are Jackson Michael Gumb (Elizabeth) and Katharine Brooks Gumb. Peg was also blessed with three great-grandchildren, Jack, Myers and Ellis. Additionally, there are three special nieces, Kit, Nancy and Maggie and nephew Dick Cosgrove.

The family is grateful to her faithful and loving caregivers especially Sheila Gaines and Nancy Allen.  Their care allowed Peg and Beamer to enjoy their final years together on Anson Street.

A celebration of Peg’s life is tentatively planned for October. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Barry D. Gumb, Jr. Scholarship Fund at the Coastal Community Foundation, 1691 Turnbull Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405, or St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 67 Anson Street, Charleston, SC 29401,

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