Margaret (Peg) Desso was born Jan. 18, 1919 in Houtzdale and went to join her husband, John in the arms of Our Lord and Savior on Oct. 18, 2012 from Emeritus at Creekview.
Mrs. Desso is survived by two sons, Jerome and his wife, Mona Rae and Thomas and his wife, Debra and one daughter, Donna Fernbaugh and her husband, Joe and their respective families, all of central Pennsylvania.
She was affectionately known as “Bubba” by her seven grandchildren and their spouses, 15 great-grandchildren, two great great-grandsons and her many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Mae (Smith) Williams; her husband, John on June 5, 1985; an infant, daughter Peggy Sue; five brothers, Samuel, Carl, Jack, Charles and Harold; and three sisters, Mary Ellen Williams, Twila Hobby and Marie Freeberg
Mrs. Desso’s main interest centered around loving and caring for her family but “Dancing with the Stars” was high on her list.
She’ll be laid to rest beside her husband, John A. Desso, Monday in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Osceola Mills.
A viewing for family and friends will be held from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Monday at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., 200 David St., Houtzdale followed by the funeral service led by Father Stanley Swacha and the procession to the cemetery.
A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of Lordes, Enola, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.