Margaret E. “Peg” Stahlman
PORT ALLEGANY- Margaret E. “Peg” Stahlman, 83, of Laurel Lane, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday (May 20, 2023) in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.
Born December 5, 1939, in Butler, PA, she was the daughter of Jeannette Moyer. On Aug. 26, 1961, in Foxburg, PA, she married Leland D. Stahlman, who died March 1, 2016. They were married 54 years.
She was a graduate of Parker High School, Parker, PA, class of 1958.
Margaret was a longtime resident of the area and had worked for North Penn Gas Co. and later co-owner of Lee’s Electronics (a Radio Shack franchise) of Port Allegany, with her husband, for 16 years (1983-1999), before her retirement.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Allegany, where she was a deacon and Sunday school teacher. She was a life member of the former Star Hose Auxiliary, Women of the Moose, chapter 2188, Port Allegany, volunteered with Meals on Wheels for several years, and enjoyed traveling with her husband, throughout North America, Central America, and Alaska, especially aboard cruise ships. They also enjoyed sightseeing in France, Luxembourg, and Germany.
Surviving is a son, David L. (Nikki) Stahlman of Port Allegany; two daughters, Diane S. (Sam) Dynda of Port Allegany, Debra S. (Tony) Gamboa of Palm Harbor, FL; nine grandchildren: Rachel Doutt of Port Allegany, Jillian Edgreen of Rochester, NY, Bryce Stahlman of Pittsburgh, Bryan Stahlman of Port Allegany, Alex and Lauren Dynda of Port Allegany, Alyssa, Dominic, and Amanda Gamboa of Palm Harbor, FL; two great-grandchildren, Elaina and Nolan Doutt of Port Allegany; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, husband, Leland, and a daughter, Denise Leonard.
Friends will be received from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (May 25, 2023) in the First Presbyterian Church, Port Allegany, with Rev. Garen Smith, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the Port Area Ambulance Service, or the First Presbyterian Church.
Condolences can be made to: David L. Stahlman, 8 Laurel Lane, Port Allegany, PA 16743.
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