In loving memory of

Margaret Fernandes (Peg) Carlone
April 22, 1927 - July 30, 2022

Margaret Fernandes (Peg) Carlone, 95, a lifelong resident of Portsmouth, passed away peacefully at home on July 30, 2022. She was born on April 22, 1927, to the late John and Mary (DeArruda) Fernandes.
Peg, along with her husband Pete, were owners and operators of Carlone's Florist in Portsmouth for 46 years.
Peg loved to crochet and volunteer. She crocheted blankets and hats for family and friends and donated many of her crocheted items to several different charities. Peg also loved to travel. She was a member of the Royal Travelers of NE, taking many trips with the group to places in both the USA and Europe. She was also a member of The Portsmouth Senior Center and a lifelong member of St. Anthony's Church. She served as president of the former St. Anthony's Catholic Women's Club and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Peg is survived by her daughter Carol, son John (Leslie). Grandchildren, Jeffrey, Brian (Elyse), Emily (Lucas), David, Daniel (Sydney) Jimmy and Cory. Great grandchildren, Jamie, Savannah and Cassidy. Sister-in-Law Mary Schlageter and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Peg was pre-deceased by her husband Peter, and her son Peter Jr. Brothers Manuel, George, Alfred, Anthony, William and sister Alice.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Peg's life on Saturday August 13 at 10:00 am, at St Anthony's Church, 2836 East Main Rd. Burial will follow at St. Columba Cemetery in Middletown.
Donations may be made in Peg's memory to Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice, 1184 East Main Rd. Portsmouth, RI 02871 or St. Anthony's Church 2836 East Main Rd. Portsmouth, RI 02871.


Mona Carberry wrote on Aug 26, 2022:

"Dear Carol, I am so sorry took so long to send my condolonces. We were away on vacation and didn't hear about your moms passing until the week Jimmys mom passed. My thoughts are with you. Mona "

Dennis Callanan wrote on Aug 7, 2022:

"Dennis & Anne Callanan Carol, John and family our sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. Anne and I are sorry we are out of state and will not be able to attend your mom's memorial service. We both have fond memories of Peg, and it seems not long ago she was enjoying the celebration of her 90th you guys arranged at the Venus in Swansea. Sincerely, Cal"

Jeff and Cheryl Field wrote on Aug 6, 2022:

"The Carlone Family, My wife Cheryl and I were Pete and Peg?s tenants years ago and instantly became friends with the Carlone family.Super people! R.I.P. "

Raymond and Deborah Dutra wrote on Aug 3, 2022:

"Dear Carol & John, Our sincere sympathy to you. Your mom was such outstanding lady. Her impact in the Portsmouth Community will always be remembered. Sincerely, Raymond & Deborah Dutra"

Bella Finn Mulvey wrote on Aug 3, 2022:

"Dear Family, I am sending my sincere condolences to all of you. My husband and I knew Peg and Pete from Green Valley C.C. They were well liked by all who knew them. I remember your parents dancing at our wedding in 1995. I know your hearts are broken. But, take comfort in knowing that they are well and together again. Bella Finn Mulvey Lady Lake, Florida"

Lorraine Monteiro wrote on Aug 3, 2022:

"Carol I am so sorry to see this this morning. I feel your pain. I have memories of your Mom from my childhood as you know. My condolences are with you and your family.."