Margaret A. ‘Peggy’ Mix

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 20 December 2020 at 7:59 pm

BATAVIA/ALBION – Margaret A. “Peggy” Mix, 85, died December 19, 2020 at the Villages of Orleans following a short illness unrelated to COVID. Peggy was born July 8, 1935 in Pavilion, a daughter of the late Delbert and Myrta (Sandles) Mix and had lived in this area for the past 18 years.

In younger years Margaret served at St. Mary’s and St. Anthony’s churches in Batavia, before moving to LeRoy around 1995, where she served at St. Peter’s church. While there, she was a member of the Lay Carmelite Order of the Catholic Faith.

Many of her Batavia friends would recognize her from her employment at Gentleman Jim’s Restaurant in the Genesee County Mall. Around 2002, Peggy moved to the Albion area to be closer to family. While here, she enjoyed attending Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, and the many Mass services that were brought to both Clover Hill Adult Residence, and The Villages, where she spent her final years.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, Robert Mix, Rita Engle, Duke Mix and Theresa Poole. She is survived by her son, Daniel (Sarah) Melancon; grandchildren, Ashley (Aleks) Nikolovski, Shelby Melancon and Chad Melancon; great-grandchildren, Scarlet, Cooper, Christopher and Lana; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Albion. To share a special memory of Peggy, please visit