Peggy Freshwater

Peggy Lou Freshwater, 87, of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.

Born on July 29, 1930, in Wellsburg, WV, a daughter of the late Charles and Grace (Dennis) Welch.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Raymond Freshwater; and two sisters, Mary Eastham and Margaret Helton.

Peggy graduated from Wellsburg High School, Class of 1948, and went on to Business College.

She worked many years for the Brooke County School System as a Title I Aide with the Secretary-Child Nutrition Program where she received an award for the Brooke County Wall of Fame.

Peggy had many hobbies, including traveling with friends, being a homemaker, and reading.

She was Presbyterian by faith and a member of Cross Creek Tent Presbyterian Church.

Peggy is survived by two sons, Gary (Janice) Freshwater of Montgomery, TX, and Gregory Freshwater of Colliers, WV; two grandchildren, Kristin (Ryan) Hildebrandt and Kara (Robert) Dorris of Houston, TX; four great- grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the service at 1 p.m. with Dr. Franklin Lewis officiating at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV, 26037.

Interment will follow at St. Johns Cemetery in Colliers, WV.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E 201, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mullenbach Funeral Home.

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