Margaret Fisher "Peg" Linvill
1930 - 2018
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Margaret (Peg) Fisher Linvill passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on August 11, 2018. Peg was born March 9, 1930 to Royal O. and Elizabeth Fisher of East Haddam, CT. Following in the footsteps of her father who was a school principal, Peg graduated cum laude with a BS in Education from the University of Vermont and later earned a master’s degree in English from the University of Connecticut. Peg was a voracious reader who was known to many for her intellectual prowess. She read at least two newspapers a day to stay current on world events as well as endless novels; but her true love was poetry. Always broadening their understanding of the world and other cultures, Peg and her husband Paul traveled to all seven continents and all seven seas. This passion is one that they shared with their children and grandchildren. Peg was an active member of Providence Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Peg met her future husband, Paul Linvill at a Quaker work camp in Mexico. Peg taught at Friends Central and Westtown for years before marrying Paul in 1957. She stopped teaching to focus on raising her four children but continued her support and cultivation of Friends’ education by serving on the Board of Media-Providence School and teaching religious education at Providence Meeting. Peg cherished her community and fellowship at Providence Meeting. As part of Linvilla Orchards, the family business, Peg started and managed the Gift Shop in the upstairs of the octagonal barn. She taught many classes sharing her knowledge of local flowers and her creativity in arrangements and wreaths. Peg Linvill was the creator of Pumpkinland; a legacy that has touched thousands of visitors every year. Peg had no greater love than that of family. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Paul Linvill, daughters Susan Jochum (Tony), Nancy Dole (Randy), Jean Hannemann (Walter) and son Steven Linvill (Andrea). Peg was dearly loved and admired by each of her eight grandchildren; Sarah Jochum, Elijah and Mary Linvill, Nathan and Rachel Dole and Lydia, Emily and Wyatt Hannemann. A Memorial Meeting for Worship will be held at 11am on September 1, 2018 at Providence Friends Meeting, 105 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063. Friends may visit and share memories at Providence Meeting on Friday, August 31st from 7 to 9pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Peg’s honor to Friends Council on Education, 1507 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, Fairville Friends School 216 Pond View Chaddsford, PA 19317 or Media Providence Friends School 125 W. 3rd Street Media PA 19063. Arrangements J. Nelson Rigby Funeral Home Online condolences: Jnelsonrigbyfh.com

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Published in The Daily Times from Aug. 14 to Aug. 19, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Memorial Gathering
11:00 AM
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August 29, 2018
Paul, Susan and family,My deepest condolences. I'm so glad that I got to be with Peg several weeks ago.I'll miss her ,been going her hair for a long time.
Pat Lister
Acquaintance
August 17, 2018
My family and I spent many a wonderful day at Linville Orchards!!! My children and grandchildren continue to enjoy your wonderful creation (Pumpkinland)!!
Angela Ruggiero
Acquaintance
August 16, 2018
Sending our love and condolences during this difficult time. <3 Love, Penns Woods Winery
Carley Mack
August 16, 2018
Jeanne Young
August 15, 2018
May you find comfort in knowing that Peg will always be in your heart. Keep her memories alive for they will bring you peace, comfort and strength. My thoughts and my heart are with all of you at your time of sorrow.
Debbie and Josh Gallagher
Friend
August 15, 2018
May God bless and console the Linvill family. I was blessed to be in school with the kids and met Mrs. Linvill many times and she was always warm hearted and kind.
August 15, 2018
My sincerest condolences to the (Fisher) Linvill Families in the loss of your loved one, Margaret "Peg", and pray you find comfort in Psalms 91:2.
August 15, 2018
Sorry to hear of Peggys passing. She was a great gal!


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August 15, 2018
Peace, Love and Light to the Linvill family. Peg will be missed and she was well loved by all.
I have fond memories of our Quaker connection through the years. Three generations of my family worked at Linvilla and Knowlton starting with my mom, my brother, me and my husband and both of my kids!! Holding you all In The Light.
Sandy Baggot
August 15, 2018
Peace, Love and Light to the Linvill family. Peg will be missed and was well loved! I have very fond memories of our Quaker connection through the years. Three generations of my family worked at Linvilla and Knowlton starting with my mom Betsy, brother Larry, me and my kids Tori and Ethan.
Holding you all In The Light.
Sandy Baggot
August 15, 2018
Steve. We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely Kathy Cardile and James Finley
Kathy and Jim Cardile-Finley
August 15, 2018
May peace be with you & your family. RIP Peg.
Cindy Marabella
August 15, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family . I remember your Mother, she was such a sweet woman .

Sue Gray Miler
August 15, 2018
I remember her fondly from that upstairs gift shop, what a great space it was! Her wreathes
Barbara Maletsky
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