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April 18, 2013

Peggy Sue Buterbaugh

SAEGERTOWN — Peggy Sue Buterbaugh, 54, passed away at her home, 16421 Maple Drive, Saegertown, on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

Born on July 25, 1958, in Erie, Peggy is the daughter of Eleanor Farver Ball and the late Harry C. Ball. Spending her childhood in Findley Lake, N.Y., she graduated from Clymer High School with the Class of 1976.

On Feb. 28, 1985, she married Tom D. Buterbaugh and they lived in Edinboro before relocating to Saegertown in 2004.

Peggy was a member of Hillcrest Church of the Nazarene in Edinboro, where she served on the church board as a steward. She was a member of the Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society and served as a director from 2006 to 2012. She also was a committee member of the Meadville Relay for Life and a member of French Creek Valley Engine Club. Peggy enjoyed gardening and canning, showing her Allis Chalmers tractors with her husband, Tom, and hosting family dinners and get togethers.

Surviving Peggy in addition to her husband, Tom, and her mother, Eleanor Ball, is a daughter, Deanna S. Konetsky and her husband, Jeremiah, of Saegertown; a son, Michael E. Buterbaugh of Saegertown; a stepdaughter, Tina M. Holmes and her husband, Bob, of Erie; a stepson, Tom D. Buterbaugh Jr. and his wife, Patty, of Wattsburg; a stepdaughter, Carrie Jo Bednaro and her husband, Larry, of Harborcreek; three grandsons, Ronald Demchak of Harborcreek, Tommy D. Buterbaugh III and Daniel Buterbaugh, both of Wattsburg; a granddaughter, Ashley Buterbaugh of Wattsburg; two brothers, Jeffrey Ball and his wife, Holly, of French Creek, N.Y. and Brent Ball and his wife, Christy, of Findley Lake, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home, Cambridge Springs, and are invited to attend funeral services there on Monday at 10 a.m.

Memorials in Peggy’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 505 Poplar St., Suite 310, Meadville, Pa. 16335; or Hospice of Crawford County, 448 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

To send condolences, please visit vanmatrefuneralhome.com.

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