Margaret "Peg" Ann Weyer, age 89 of White Oak, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016 at Kane Regional Center in McKeesport. Born September 20, 1927 in Braddock, she was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Fleck) Weyer, Sr. Peg was a graduate of McKeesport High School, and later went on to earn her bachelor's degree from Slippery Rock University. Upon her graduation, she began working at the White Oak School and later Francis McClure Intermediate School as a 7th grade science teacher, where she was often referred to as "Sarge". It was there that she started the Drug Awareness Program, having won awards from the Governor of Pennsylvania. She dedicated her spare time as a girl scout leader in White Oak, served as a Sunday school teacher and choir member at Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a long time member of Faith Lutheran Church in her later years. Peg was an avid traveler, visiting many of the western states, and loved to spend time camping and taking in all aspects of the outdoors. Her many dogs were her pride and joy. She is survived by her niece, Debra (Jim) Baird of Kearneysville, WV; nephew, Kevin (Roberta) Weyer of White Oak; great nieces and nephews, Jessica (Erik) Bibb, Joanna Baird, Adam (Theresa) Weyer, and Ashley (Javiera) Alverez; sister-in-law, Helen Weyer of White Oak; cousins, Betty Joan Keenan and Robert Dale Davis; and two great-great nieces and two great-great nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brother, James Weyer, Jr. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, November 4, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Michael Ryan will officiate. Burial will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Pgh, PA 15222. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com
Originally published November 01, 2016.