Peggy Bowman Zirkle Passenger Death Aboard Queen Victoria – Peggy Zirkle, 89, from Hyattsville, Maryland was a passenger aboard Cunard Line Cruise ship MS Queen Victoria on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, when she passed away following a sudden heart attack during her annual world cruise.
Peggy attended Radford University, graduated from the University of Maryland, and taught in Prince George’s county schools for more than 30 years, retiring in 1982.
Peggy was an avid traveler who began sailing on Cunard liners in 1983 and cruised around the world many times. Her last port of call was Honolulu, where she was photographed beaming with pleasure as she sipped a Mai Tai in the sunshine on Waikiki Beach beside the Pacific Ocean.
Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Saturday, March 16 from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. and at Dellinger Funeral Home 5997 Main St. Mt. Jackson, VA on Monday, March 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.