Margaret “Peggy” Hemphill, 72, formerly of Emlenton and Chicora, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Sugarcreek Station in Franklin.
Born on January 7, 1947, Peggy was the daughter of Jean Merchant Scott of Emlenton and the late D. Joseph Kusick.
She was of the Baptist faith. Peggy was a 1965 graduate of Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School. She had been employed at the Parker Glass Plant and also in the janitorial department of Chicora Elementary School. She enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter and helping others.
In addition to her mother, Peggy is survived by a son, Mark Hemphill of Chicora and a granddaughter, Adisyn J. Hemphill of Clintonville; three brothers, Rick Scott of Emlenton, Bill Kusick and his wife, Elaine, of Chicora, and Tom Kusick and his wife, Lee Ann of Karns City, as well as a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, Peggy was preceded in death by her stepdad, Hugh R. “Dick” Scott and a brother, Joseph Kusick, who was killed in action in Vietnam.
Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home Inc., 1204 Kerr Avenue, Emlenton, on Wednesday from 4 – 6 p.m. Interment will follow at the Crawford Memorial Cemetery, Emlenton. Memorial contributions in Peggy’s memory may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association at https://www.apdaparkinson.org/. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.
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