Margaret V. "Pegi" Jones

July 30, 1942 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 79)


Margaret V. ‶Pegi″ Jones, 79, of Chapmanville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at UPMC Northwest in Seneca, PA.
            Pegi was born on July 30, 1942 in Cleveland, OH, a daughter of the late Arthur and Wilma Schmieder Coutant. 
            Pegi was first married to Warne Riker in 1964.  He preceded her in death in 1988.  She later married Hugh Jones on November 10, 1991 at Chapmanville.  He preceded her in death on January 16, 2021.
            Pegi was a graduate of Mayville, NY Central School, class of 1960.  She was also a graduate of East Orange General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1963 at East Orange, NJ earning her registered nurse degree.
            Pegi had worked in mental health psychiatric nursing since 1981.  She retired in 2009 from Stairways Behavioral Health in Meadville.
            Pegi had attended the Chapmanville Community Church.  She enjoyed watching birds, gardening, reading, making jewelry, and sailing with her husband Hugh.
            She is survived by two children, Margaret Susan Ortel and husband Steven of Dewittville, NY and Warne Riker and wife Cari of Nashville, TN; a step-son, Jesse C. Jones and wife Paula of Temperance, MI; grandchildren, Brittany Yates, Alicia Yates, Samantha Yates, Cameron Riker and Caden Riker; step-grandchildren, Nicholas and Katherine Jones; two sisters, Nancy Bales and husband John of Skaneatales, NY and Elizabeth Davison of Rochester, NY; a sister-in-law, Linda Coutant of Chicago, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
            In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Coutant.
            The family will receive friends on Saturday June 4, 2022 from noon to 2:00 PM at the Chapmanville Community Church 1043 Le Boeuf Trail Road Titusville, PA 16354.  A memorial service will begin at 2:00 PM at the church.
            Memorial contributions may be made to the Chapmanville Community Church or to any local chapter of the Humane Society.
            Inurnment will be in Chapmanville Cemetery.
calling hours 12:01 pm - 2:00 pm Saturday, June 4, 2022 Chapmanville Community Church 1043 LeBoeuf Trail Rd. Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States 16354 memorial service 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Saturday, June 4, 2022 Chapmanville Community Church 1043 LeBoeuf Trail Rd. Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States 16354

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