Margaret A. “Peggy” Graham, 85, 110 Church Street, Warren, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Warren Manor.

Peggy was born April 22, 1927, in Meadville, PA, the daughter of the late Merle and Pearle Spetz Graham. She was a lifelong Warren resident, graduated from Warren High School, and was employed at the Warren State Hospital in the Sheltered Workshop for many years, retiring in 1992.

Peggy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was very active on various committees, and volunteered at the “Sharing Place”. She was also a member of the Warren Senior Center and the Salvation Army Kitchen Band. In her earlier years, Peggy enjoyed riding and showing her horse at various events, and she loved her dog, who was her constant companion in the last few years. She traveled extensively with vacations to Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, and the Caribbean, as well as many trips in the United States.

In addition to her church family, she is survived by her cousins, Janet Forslund, and husband, James, Pittsfield, PA, and John Ahlquist, and wife, Jean, Erie, PA.

Friends will be received at the Peterson Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, on Sunday, January 27, 2013 for one hour prior to a funeral service to be held there at 1 p.m., with The Rev. Ellie JohnsKelley, pastor, First Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Burial will be the Oakland Cemetery, Warren, PA.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market Street, Warren, PA 16365, or Paws Along The River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365.

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