The actress from Greeley was greatest recognized for taking part in Charlene Darling on “The Andy Griffith Present.” She was 81 years previous.
WASHINGTON — Maggie Peterson, greatest recognized for taking part in Charlene Darling on “The Andy Griffith Present,” has died on the age of 81, her household introduced on Monday.
In accordance with posts from Peterson’s kin on a GoFundMe and on her Fb web page, the actress died Sunday afternoon peacefully in her sleep.
Peterson’s well being declined after the dying of her husband, Gus, final December, her household defined. She was lately moved again dwelling to Colorado, the place she was nearer to kin.
Relations made a GoFundMe web page for Peterson again in March 2020 after she suffered a sequence of falls and needed to be hospitalized for almost 80 days. Her household has used that GoFundMe to offer updates to followers on her situation since then.
“Maggie needed this group to know the way a lot you meant to her over the previous three years,” Ben Eaton, Peterson’s nephew wrote Monday on the GoFundMe. “Regardless of being in Las Vegas and away from her household, your love and devotion helped her to not really feel alone. She made many mentions to us about how she could not consider how beneficiant you all have been. You really made a constructive affect on her life and helped her throughout some very troublesome instances.”
In accordance with the household’s put up, there shall be a personal funeral service within the subsequent few weeks.
The Andy Griffith Museum additionally posted a tribute to Peterson on its Fb web page.
“It’s with nice disappointment that we share the passing of Maggie Peterson Mancuso. Maggie will endlessly be remembered by Mayberry Followers as Charlene Darling on “The Andy Griffith Present.” She introduced a lot pleasure to her followers, and to our Mayberry Days Competition. We are going to miss you Maggie,” the museum put up acknowledged.