Margaret Sleighter

Margaret Sleighter

Tuesday, August 13th, 1935 Friday, November 20th, 2020

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Obituary for Margaret L. "Peg" Sleighter (Lehman)

Mrs. Margaret L. “Peg” (Lehman) Sleighter, 85, entered eternal life on Friday, November 20, 2020 in the Shippensburg Health Care Center where she was a resident since October 2018. She was born the daughter of the late Edgar Francis Sr. and Grace McKenzie Lehman. Born August 13, 1935 in Greene Township, Franklin County, PA she was a life-long resident of Greenvillage, PA. She was a graduate of the Chambersburg High School with the Class of 1953.

Peg was employed by the Chambersburg Area School District at the former CAMS and Faust Jr. High School in the school cafeteria until her retirement in June 1997, but her favorite job was being “Nana Peg”. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and a 50 year member of Martha Custis Chapter Order of Eastern Star 342. She enjoyed camping with family, friends and the Mason Dixon Travelers.

She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Donald E. ”Slick” Sleighter, whom she married on October 30 1953; a daughter, Lynette Fisher and her husband Lynn of Chambersburg; three grandchildren, Jason Fisher (Jackie) of Fayetteville, PA, Janelle Barkman (Travis) of Chambersburg and Jared Fisher of Alexandria, VA; four great-grandchildren, Dilynn and Alyssa Fisher and Brooklynn and Isabella Barkman; a brother, Paul Lehman of Chambersburg; two sisters Mildred Sanders and Dottie Krier of Sun City, AZ; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a daughter, Charliene Sleighter who passed away in 1981 and three siblings, Edgar F. Lehman, Jr., Rev. Robert Lehman and Ralph Lehman.

Graveside services will be held 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 25, 2020 in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, 3218 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201 with Pastor Aaron Smith officiating. CDC social distancing and mask requirements will be in place at the cemetery. Services are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Lehman Family Foundation, 5802 Cumberland Highway, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or to Trinity Lutheran Church, 431 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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    Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
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    Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

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Tonya Reichard

Wonderful memories of walking down Greenvillage Rd with Goog to visit Peg. My sympathy to you all.
Comment | Posted at 04:50pm via Condolence

Jan B Keefer

Slick: So sorry to hear of Peg's passing. You certainly have my deepest sympathy as I can relate well. God bless you and family.
Comment | Posted at 11:34pm via Condolence

Phyllis & John Ames

Such a very sweet lady, we enjoyed camping with Peg & Don.
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