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“I found this on the FB page "What dog handlers say...and I think it is appropriate to mention here '`Dog shows come and go, trophies collect dust,...Read More »
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“Dog shows in New England will never be the same without Peggy. She was a tireless worker and lover of dogs. Are there dog shows in heaven? ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Jan Weston

“Peggy was the energizer bunny when it came to working for the purebred dog community. She and David were dear friends and I will be forever greatful...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Bonnie Clarke - Holly Springs, NC

“It will be very strange to have a Dog Expo, a South Windsor or New England Sporting Group Dog Show without Peggy. She was a dynamo and a great...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Gagnon

“Peggy's presence will certainly be miss at the cluster shows that she was part of. She was so dedicated to all purebred dogs, I will miss that annual...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Lori Carver

“To the Wampold family--I am sorry for your loss--Hope that knowing your Mom ( and Grandma) was loved by so many people comforts you in these hard...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Kathleen Marek - Stafford Springs, CT

Margarette "Peggy" (LeSueur) Wampold, 74, of Tolland, beloved wife of the late A. David Wampold, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Born in New Orleans, LA, the daughter of the late Lt.Col. John T. LeSueur, USAF and Margarette (Weed) LeSueur, she grew up in New Orleans and lived in Baton Rouge, LA before moving to Connecticut in 1970. She has lived in Tolland for 42 years. She was a graduate of Louisiana State University, Class of 1963. Prior to her retirement in 2004, Peggy was employed for over 20 years by the Town of Vernon Social Services. She was a longtime member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Bolton. Peggy loved all animals, but was especially fond of her Irish Setters. She served as President of the South Windsor Kennel club. She was also a delegate to the American Kennel Club, who honored her with their Visionary Award. Peggy was a member of the Irish Setter Club of Central Connecticut and Vice President of the New England Sporting Dog Association. She is survived by her children, Michael Wampold of Manchester, David Wampold of Gautier, MS, and Stephen Wampold and his wife Lisa of Marlborough; three adored grandchildren, Max, Daphne, and Molly Wampold, several nieces, nephews, and her very dear friends. She was predeceased by her brother, Lt. Col. John T. LeSueur, USAF. Her family will receive friends for calling hours on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon, followed by a funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Valley Falls Cemetery, Vernon. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the National Animal Interest Alliance, P. O. Box 66579, Portland, OR 97290; Irish Setter Club of Central Rescue,. 89 Dockerel Rd. Tolland, CT 06084 Irish Setter Club of America Health Foundation, Sam McDonald, 2301 Eagle Farms Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425. For online condolences and guest book, please visit