Margarita Davila


Margarita “Peggy” Davila peacefully passed away on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. She was born on May 20, 1932, in Ybor City, Florida to Antonio and Margarita Diaz. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Helio “Gordo” Davila; her sisters, Aida Laca and Sylvia Riner; and her brother Felix “Gene” Diaz.

Surviving are her brothers Antonio “Tony” Diaz, Joseph “Mundy” Diaz, Lawrence Diaz, Robert Diaz, Dean Diaz and Kenneth Diaz; sisters Marie Galbraith, Nadine Smith and Gail Cigleris; sons Lawrence Davila (Jana) and Gregory Davila (Heidi); grandchildren Lawrence Davila, Jr., Diana Davila, Daniel Davila and Marco Davila.

Peggy was employed with the Monroe County School District for more than 30 years, retiring as Finance Director in 1994.

Her greatest joy in life was her grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at the family plot in the Key West City Cemetery.

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