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Peggy A. Smith

Peggy A. Smith, 88, of Chicora, passed away Monday afternoon, January 29, 2024, in the comfort of her home in the company of her loving family.

Peggy was born in Applewald, Armstrong Co., on January 14, 1936.  She was the daughter of the late George and Cleo Lambing Taylor.

She was a 1953 graduate of Kittanning High School and a member of the Chicora United Methodist Church.

Peggy was married in Kittanning on October 23, 1953, to Edward J. Smith Sr. Mr. Smith preceded her in death on January 19, 1990.

Peggy looked forward to the company of her family, most especially the visits and care she received from “Sissy.”  In her earlier years, she had been employed by the Villa Restaurant, Chicora Medical Center, and retired from Sunnyview in Butler. She was active with the job closet program in Ameri Corp, helping find clothing for those going to job interviews, and enjoyed having been “Queen for the Day” at the Clearview Mall.  Peggy and her friend, Priscilla Angert enjoyed portraying Mr. and Mrs. Clause.

She is survived by four children, Ann Livengood (Dave) of Ford City; Amy Stevenson of Chicora; Dorinda “Dee” Quinn and her husband, Jim, of Cortland, OH; and Shaun Smith and his wife, Rhonda, of Fenelton. She was affectionately called, “Grandma Peg”, to her eighteen grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Braden, Skylar, Shannon, Chris, Anne, Morgan, Kaylee, Codi, Isabelle, Bryson, Bria “Sissy”, J.J., Coby, Mia, Orin, Oliver, Brandon, and Louie.  Also surviving is a brother, Ralph Taylor of Kittanning, and Beverly “Boo” Kemp of Worthington, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Edward J. Smith Jr.; her grandson, Eddie, one brother, and two sisters.

A private funeral service officiated by the Rev. Beverly Roscoe, pastor of the Chicora United Methodist Church will be held at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora.

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