Margaret “Peggy” O’Neil Ghent, 58, died Sept. 12, 2012, of cancer.
Born in Bethesda to Paul and the late Mary Ellen O’Neil, she is survived by Steven Ghent, her husband of nine years.
She attended St. Bartholomew’s Grade School and graduated from Ursuline Academy in 1972. She went on to attend Villanova before transferring to the University of Maryland, graduating summa cum laude in 1976 and beginning her work as a teacher throughout the area.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, John, Rachel, Eddie, Jim, Eileen and Rebekah; and her siblings, Christine, Sharon, Paul, Edward, Stephen, Maureen, Patrick and Mary Beth.
Memorial contributions may go to the Margaret Ghent Memorial Scholarship Fund, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School 17301 Olc Vic Blvd, Olney, MD 20832.