Margaret "Peggy" Ashton, 78, of Girard, died on Wednesday morning, July 17, 2019 in the comfort of her home with family, following an extended illness.
She was born on July 17, 1941 to the late Paul and Mary (Senyo) Winne in Erie, PA. She graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School in 1959 and upon graduation started working at Great Lakes Freezer Plant in Lake City as a secretary and later as a cost clerk. Peggy later worked at PHB Die Cast and most recently at Copes-Vulcan until her retirement.
She was a member of New Life Community Church in Fairview where she volunteered with community and social functions. Peggy had many friends. She always had a smile. Kindness was her trademark.
Peggy is survived by her husband, Jack E. Ashton, whom she married on April 22, 1961 in East Springfield; two sons, Jack E. Ashton, II and Michael S. Ashton; grandchildren, Maggy, Clara, Noah, Wolfgang, Spencer and Ethan.
Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Edder Funeral Home Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard and are invited to attend services there on Monday at 10 a.m.
Burial will take place in Hope Cemetery .
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Community Church, 1755 Lord Road, Fairview, PA 16415.
To send condolences visit edderfuneralhome.com.