NEALEIGH, Peggy (Swabb)
Age 80, of Greenville, originally of Arcanum, went home to be with the Lord on August 24, 2020 at Rest Haven Nursing Home after a long battle with MS.
She was born in Van Buren Township, Darke Co. OH on March 2, 1940 to the late Lester and Myra (Seman) Fourman. In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Swabb.
Peggy was an amazing woman who loved to make people laugh and smile. She ran the Casual Beauty Shop in Arcanum for 50 years. She loved to cook and bake. She started the MS support group in Darke Co. and was twice named “MS woman of the year” from the Western Ohio Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis. She avidly supported the youth in Arcanum, did ceramics, loved to sing in the choir, and was a member of the Potsdam United Methodist Church. President of the Rest Haven Residents Society, worked with Activities department at Rest Haven and helped run Oscar Swabb Excavating and Hauling with her late husband.
Peggy is survived by her daughter Melissa “Missi” Preston, Bradford, OH; grandchildren, Joshua (Rielynne) Preston, Pitsburg, OH, Derek (Kaley) Preston, Union City, OH, Lindsey (Troy) Rehmert, San Antonio, TX; great-grandchildren, William Alvarez, Zoe DeHut, Avery DeHut, Mackenzie Preston, Zakkary Preston, Sawyer Preston, Sadie Preston, baby girl Preston, Elizabeth Rehmert, and Maverick Rehmert; sisters, Martha (Ronnie) Dickey, Wayne Lakes, OH and Kim (Dan) Smith, New Madison, OH; sisters-in-law, Evelyn (JH) May and Betty Swabb; numerous nieces nephews and great-nieces and nephews; honorary family, Mary Broadnicki; aunt Evelyn (Gene) Hefelfinger.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Sat., August 29 at Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Visitation will be from 10-12 Sat., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the MS Society or Rest Haven Activities Department. Email condolences may be sent by going online to www.kreitzerfuneralhome.com.
Don’t grieve. I lived everyday as it was my last. I was happy and made people laugh every day. That was my goal in life, to make people happy. I loved everyone. So don’t cry. I am just a “Heart Beat Away.” I know I am with Jesus.
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