Margaret E. “Peggy” Ettinger, 81, of Middletown, entered into rest on Thursday, May 9, at her home after a courageous battle with leukemia.
Peg was born on September 12, 1931 in Harrisburg and was the daughter of the late Chauncey and Theora Peiffer Baughman.
She was of the Protestant faith, and was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling, writing poetry, dancing, and giving loving care to stray cats.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Ettinger Sr., and son Lloyd Ettinger Jr.
She is survived by her daughter Gloria J., wife of Allan Sipe of W. Hanover Township; sister Kate Yordy of Harrisburg; three grandchildren Suzanne Sipe of Harrisburg, Lloyd Ettinger III of Shermans Dale, and Roy Ettinger Sr. of Carlisle; seven great-grandchildren Allie, Ashley, Roy Jr., Kristina, Destiny Ettinger, Samantha and Jamison Watson; and one great-great-granddaughter Kadence Ettinger.
A Memorial Tribute to her life will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, at the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Willie Caraballo officiating.
Inurnment will be in Middletown Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.