Margaret Amos

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Margaret (Peggy) Irwin Amos of Clarks Summit, entered peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, at her son's home in Clarks Summit. She was the widow of the late Thomas Amos, who passed away in 2008.

Born in Palmer, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Margaret Stevenson Canning. She was a graduate of Palmer High School and a very proud graduate of the New England School of Nursing in Boston, Mass. Peggy obtained a four-year degree in Bible at the Philadelphia College of the Bible (now Cairn University) while a full-time wife and mother. She was a member of the Haddonfield Bible Church in Haddonfield, N.J., then Faith Community Church in Dover, Del. Most recently, she was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Clarks Summit. She was very active in her church and was an avid prayer warrior for family, friends and especially missionaries around the world.

Surviving are a son, Glenn Amos and wife, Jane, of Clarks Summit; three daughters, Candace Amos, Voorhees, N.J.; Marsha Todd and husband, John, Aloha, Ore.; and Cynthia Weber and husband, Eric, Haddon Heights, N.J.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two nieces.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Canning; and a sister, Priscilla Canning.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Heritage Baptist Church, 415 Venard Road, Clarks Summit. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home.

To send an online condolence, visit www.lawrencee
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 1, 2013