Margaret T. Overbaugh
12/02/1930 - 05/18/2019
Margaret T. “Peg” Overbaugh, 88, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Homewood at Plum Creek, Hanover. She was the wife of Philip J. Overbaugh who died January 10, 2011. Born December 2, 1930 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Floyd H. and Mary Elizabeth (Arnold) Heacock. Peg was previously a teacher of girl’s health and physical education at Eichelberger High School and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Hanover. She was a 1948 graduate of Bedford High School and in 1952 earned her Bachelor’s degree from Lock Haven State Teacher’s College. Peg also volunteered at the Guthrie Memorial Library and St. Vincent Thrift Shop. Surviving are six children, Robert Overbaugh and wife Maryellen of Pittsburgh, Jo Barnhart and husband Rich of Hanover, Tom Overbaugh of Newark, DE, Philip Overbaugh and partner Craig Johnson of Austin, TX, Lynn Grasmick of Gettysburg, and Cathy Holland and husband Bill of Denver, CO; eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five siblings, Mary Elizabeth Griffin of Pittsburgh, F. Eugene Heacock of Hershey, Catherine Shaffer of Lancaster, Joseph Heacock of Lenhartville, and James Heacock of Phoenixville. She was preceded in death by two siblings John Heacock and Ruth Ann Sitler. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Hanover with Rev. Michael P. Reid II as celebrant. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown. Friends and relatives will be received Monday May 27, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown, with the rosary recited at 8:00 p.m. Contributions in memory of Peg may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 220 Third St, Hanover, PA 17331, the Guthrie Memorial Hanover Library, 2 Library Pl, Hanover, PA 17331, or Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Drive, Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA, 17011.
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Posted at:05/26/2019 4:04 pm
Joan Frock, Secretary EHS Class 1954
We will always remember "Miss Heacock as our very favorite teacher and a good, good friend.
EHS Class of 1954
Posted at:05/25/2019 10:10 am
Michele & Terry Rudek
Our deepest sympathies to the family at this difficult time. May all the wonderful memories of Peg live in your hearts forever.♥️
Posted at:05/23/2019 10:10 am
Frederick C Guinn
We always enjoyed our time spent with Peg. She will be missed.
Posted at:05/23/2019 11:11 am
Peggy was a life long friend. Our lives came together at Lock Haven University where we were room mates for four years. Our paths took different directions at graduation but we stayed close through letters, visits and reunions. She will always remain close in my heart.
Posted at:05/20/2019 5:05 pm
Louise and Bernie Lawrence
May the memories of Peg be a comfort to you now, and may it help to know that many thoughts are with you in your sorrow. Deepest Sympathy
Posted at:05/20/2019 3:03 pm
Phil and the rest of the family,
Your mother was a great person!! So sorry to hear of her passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!!!.
Posted at:05/20/2019 7:07 am
My condolences to the family. Peg was a great lady.
Posted at:05/20/2019 8:08 am
I was lucky to have met this incredible woman and spend a short time with her as a volunteer. She loved talking about her family and all the sport activities during her lifetime. My deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends.