Margaret Gillis

Margaret "Peggy" Gillis

MANSFIELD: Margaret "Peggy" Gillis, 74, of Mansfield passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 in her home.

The daughter of Harry and Edna (Mitts) Moore, Peggy was born July 18, 1939 in Fredericktown, Pennsylvania.

Peggy first met William Gillis at a local diner in Fredericktown. Shortly after, the two were married on June 18, 1960. The two moved to Mansfield the same year, where they raised their two children. Following William's death in 1986, Peggy began working as a secretary for Mansfield city schools. After working nearly 20 years, she retired in 2005.

Peggy cherished time spent with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter Deanne (Cliff) Donoughe of Medina, son Jeffrey (Kristin) Gillis of Bellville; grandchildren Regan, Alex, Riley, Nicholas, and Erica; brothers James (Judy) Moore and Donald (Betty) Moore all of Mansfield; sister-in-law Eleanor Moore of Florida; nieces, nephews and extended family.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Gillis in 1986 and her brother Robert Moore.

Calling hours will be held Friday, December 27, 2013 from 12pm-2pm in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be begin at 2 pm. Celebrant Jerry Wilson will officiate and burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the may be made through the funeral home.

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Funeral Home

Snyder Funeral Home, Marion Avenue Chapel
350 Marion Ave Mansfield, OH 44903
(419) 525-4411

Published in the News Journal on Dec. 24, 2013