Margaret “Peggy” Deemer Thompson, 59, of Aetna Dr., Ellwood City unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, October 1, 2018.
Born September 1, 1959 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Harry E. and B. Eileen Gaston Deemer . She would have celebrated her 7th anniversary to Jim Thompson in December, even though they had been together for 31 years.
Peggy graduated from Lincoln High School in 1977. She had worked for State Farm Insurance for over 41 years at different offices, most recently at the Slippery Rock Office for Lynn Hopkins. She was a member of the Wurtemburg United Methodist Church. Peggy was an active member and officer for the Ellwood City Saxon Club, Branch 32. She was also a member of the 45th Branch of the Saxons. Peggy collected Longaberger baskets and enjoyed camping. She cherished time spent taking care of her grandsons.
In addition to her husband, Jim, survivors include two step-children, Jamie Thompson and Carol Guthrie of Ellwood City; 2 grandsons, William and Kyle Guthrie; four sisters, Susan (John) Witty of South Carolina, Stephanie (Mike Lytle) Ashley of Maryland, Harriet (Bill) McGilton of Ohio; and her twin, Patty (Thomas) Lash of Ellwood City; her mother in law, Anna Thompson of New Castle, brother in law, John (Debbie) Thompson of Washington, sister in law, Peggy (Anthony) Micco of New Castle; one niece, Stephanie Settle and three nephews, Justin (Erica) Witty, Adam Witty, and Scott (Brittany) Ashley.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Dennis H. Yohn who passed away in 1987.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday October 4 from 4 to 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Friday from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
My heartfelt sympathy to Peggy’s family and friends. I enjoyed talking to her every time I visited her at work. Her stories were great and she always made me laugh and feel at home. I will miss her terribly.
DEEPEST SYMPATHY TOWARDS THE PASSING OF A WONDERFU WOMAN AND A CLASSMATE. PEGGY’S KIND AND GENTLE DEMEANOR WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED. LOVE YOU AND PATTY. GOD BLESS PEGGY’S LOVED ONES AY THIS TIME. LOVE, UDORA OROCK-VELTRE
So sorry, My Sympathies and Prayers for her and the Family.
Patty Lash and family, I was saddened to hear of the news. My condolences to you and your family. Cheryl & Herm nelson
Peggy was the best Aunt a girl could ever wish for!!! She was always there when I needed her! My thoughts and prayers to all of your friends and family!!!! I will love you forever!
Patty, so sorry to hear of Peggy’s passing. She was a lovely person. I wish I could have talked to her the last time we met. Saw your last name is now Lash, congratulations. Don’t Anderson
Jim,Patty, Susan, Harriet &Stephanie, you have my deepest sympathy. What a shock to hear of your loss. Sending hugs and prayers to all. Praying that wonderful family memories and stories will keep her alive in your hearts.
The loss of a loved one is sad and painful, especially when unexpected. My prayer for you at this time is strength and peace. She will be missed.
Our deepest sympathy to all of Peggy’s family.
Your free spirit
You will be sadly missed
My deepest sympathies to Jim and all your family