GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. - Margaret "Peggy" A. Peterson, 100, of Amherst, formerly of Derrick City, Pa., passed away Wednesday (April 9, 2014).
She was born Oct. 28, 1913, and she lived in Derrick City for 67 years.
She and her husband, Johnny, owned Peterson's Store in Derrick City.
Mrs. Peterson was an active member of the Derrick City Methodist Church and Hill Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was the wife of the late John R. Peterson; mother of Barbara (late Wallace) Peterson Jewell of Edinboro, Pa., Peggy (William) Schall of Grand Island and the late Ralston (survived by wife Patricia) Peterson; grandmother of Lisa Maley, John, Mark and Jay Peterson, Amy Spring, Scott and Michael Jewell, Kirk Schall and Heidi Kamvakis. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, immediately followed by funeral services at the Hollenbeck Cahill Funeral Home, 371 East Main St., Bradford. Interment will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hill Memorial United Methodist Church in Bradford.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Kaiser Funeral Home, Grand Island.