Friday, January 21st, 2022
Margaret H. (Peg) Houseworth, age 97, of Celina Ohio, passed away peacefully on January 19 2022 in Naples, Florida.
She was born in Chester, Pa On April 13 1924 to William Sr. and Mary (Feeley) DeVore. On January 5 1946 Margaret was united in marriage with Stanley W. Houseworth and they were happily married for 26 years.
In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her husband, Stan, a son Michael J. Houseworth and her brothers and sisters in law, William Jr (Agnes) DeVore and John (Irene) DeVore.
Margaret is survived by a son Patrick (Patricia) Houseworth of Celina. Daughters Marty (Patrick) Hemmelgarn, Celina, and Kelly (Michael) Madsen of Naples, Florida. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren: Lori Wentzel, Holli Langford, Anissa, Sam & Hal Houseworth, Megan Hemmelgarn, Molly Shreffler, and Mikki Raxlin. Nine great children: Olivia Rader, Emily & Ian DeLoach, Kasyn, Kamdyn & Kruz Houseworth, Lilly and Luke Shreffler, and Rose Raxlin and her grandpups Alfie & Belle.
Margaret graduated with the class of 1942 from P.S. DuPont High School Wilmington, Delaware. She retired from Huffy Mfg.Co in 1989 after 27 years of service. Margaret traveled extensively after her retirement and wintered in Florida the past 30 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, & great grandmother. Margaret was a hard working, compassionate, strong woman who loved her family dearly.
Per her wishes there will be a celebration of her life at a later date in Celina.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Mercer County District Library, 303 N.Main St., Celina, Ohio in Margaret's name.