Remembering Our Alumnae
Mary (Peggy) O’Neill Creel '42
Peggy O’Neill Creel graduated from Bel Air High School (MD) in 1938 and magna cum laude from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg, MD in 1942. She taught at Old Post Road High School for two years and one year at Brentwood Academy in Bronxville, NY. On December 27, 1947, she married Captain Buckner M. Creel III at St. Margaret's Church in Bel Air, MD. In 1974, she obtained an MLS at Catholic University. She served as a librarian for thirteen years at Georgetown Visitation High School and four years at Virginia Theological Seminary. Her husband of 67 years, Col. Buckner M. Creel III survives her as well as five children, 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.