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Margaret Joan "Peggy" Pavelka

February 11, 1932 - March 26, 2020

Pavelka, Margaret “Peggy” Joan, 88, of McMechen, died Thursday, March 26, 2020 in Wheeling Continuous Care Center.

Peggy was born February 11 1932 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Robert and Virginia Morningstar Meyers.

She was a retired bookkeeper with J P Morgan Chase and a member of McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a niece Patricia Novick.

Surviving are a son Gerald Pavelka (Rosemary) of Lake Mary, FL; a daughter Mary Catherine LaRoy (Michael) of Tampa, FL; a sister Nancy Schubert of McMechen; a sister-in-law Trudy Forster of Benwood; grandson Robert Sobota of Tampa, FL; granddaughters Renee Swinson (James) of Plant City, FL, Jennifer Sobota of Tampa, and April Pavelka of FL; a special niece Carol Marcinek of McMechen; great-grandchildren Andrew Swinson, Kayla Swinson, Devin Holmes and Carlos Holmes; nephews Scott Schubert, Robert Schubert and James Schubert.

Private visitation and services will be held at the convenience of the family at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel. Interment will also be private at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

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