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Peggy Lou Maxwell

March 9, 1933 - May 30, 2018

“Together Again”

Peggy Lou (Kamenicky) Maxwell, 85, of West Liberty, W.Va., passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 30, 2018, with her daughter, Mary Ann, by her side, along with friends Steve, Scott and Joette.

Peggy was born March 9, 1933 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late George and Anna (Brower) Kamenicky. She was a graduate of Triadelphia High School; and a member of the West Liberty Federated Church. She was a former secretary for West Liberty State College, having retired in 2001 with 37 years of service. She worked in various offices while at West Liberty, including the Business, Registrar, Dean of Students, Financial Aid and Academic Dean, and completed her career as Secretary to the President.

Peggy was an animal lover and an avid West Liberty Hilltopper, Pittsburgh Steelers and West Virginia Mountaineer fan. In addition to watching football and basketball; she enjoyed working outside with her flowers.

In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Orville W. Maxwell, in 2009; and a brother, George “Sonny” Kamenicky. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Maxwell of Wheeling; a sister, Mary Jane (William) Langmyer of Triadelphia; a nephew; a niece, great-nieces and nephews; and her special cat, Teton.

Per Peggy’s request, there will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio County Animal Shelter, 7011 National Road, Triadelphia, WV 26059, or the West Liberty Federated Church, 557 Van Meter Way, West Liberty, WV 26074. Contributions can also be made online at

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