Margaret (Peggy) Seib Culbertson, 80,
of Meadville,pa, and formerly of Wexford,
died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community following a period of declining health. She was born December 31, 1930 in Erie, a daughter of Arthur and Annette McCain Seib. She married John S. Culbertson June 18, 1955. Peggy was a 1948 graduate of Strong Vincent High School, Erie and a 1952 graduate of Allegheny College where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and served as its president her senior year and she was also vice president of her graduating class. She attended a summer session at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. during the summer of 1953, after having taught at Dormont High School, Pittsburgh and before teaching for 2 years at Millcreek Junior High School, Erie. After her marriage, she was a homemaker, enjoyed her family and serving as a volunteer for the Meadville Garden Club, especially the Trees of Christmas, Meadville Market Authority, and Meadville Medical Center. She enjoyed trips to Florida, traveling with her husband, playing bridge, and spending time with her many friends and acquaintances. Peggy was active in church organizations, most recently as a member of First Presbyterian Church, Meadville. Other churches with whom she maintained an interest and involvement were St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Erie and Memorial Park Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh. Survivors, in addition to her loving husband, John, of 56 years, include three daughters, Annette Calderwood of Wheaton, Ill., Connie Culbertson of Pittsburgh, and Janie Lehman and her husband, Jeff, of Hudson, Ohio; and four grandchildren, John L. and William A. Calderwood and John Thomas and Margaret Rose Lehman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two aunts, Rose and Augusta Seib. A private graveside service will be in Greendale Cemetery. A memorial service will be Friday, April 20th at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 890 Liberty St., Meadville with the Rev. Dr. Brian Jensen, church pastor, officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 890 Liberty St., Meadville, PA 16335, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 1024 Peach St., Erie, PA 16501, or to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville.
( Erie Times-News on April 7, 2012)
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