Peggy S. Harrington, 40, of Platteville, died on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison.

Peggy was born on January 19, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of Daniel Sr. and Marsha (Dailey) Harrington. Peggy graduated from Madison East High School. She enjoyed reading, writing, walking, doing puzzles, telling jokes, and swimming; she could swim for hours. She especially enjoyed playing with children and car rides to Madison for girl’s day out.

She is survived by her mother, Marsha Harrington, of Platteville; siblings, Tina Harrington of Platteville; Brenda Harrington of Rewey; Daniel Harrington of Platteville; adopted brother, Leo Duell of Madison; nieces and nephews; John (Holli) Harrington and their son, Gabriel of Black Earth, WI; Matthew Harrington of Livingston; Katelyn Harrington and Seara Harrington of Platteville.

She was preceded in death by her father; grandparents, Rose E. Harrington, and Grandma Bessie and Grandpa Addison Dailey.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Rev. Dave Barna will officiate.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Peggy S. Harrington Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.