NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A funeral service for Margaret Leipply, 96, will be held on Friday, May 26 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at the Old Springfield Church, 11957 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg OH 44454. She died Monday, May 22, 2023.
Margaret was born on November 2, 1926 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, a daughter of James and Margaret Faulds Marshall.
She married William B. Leipply on November 28, 1946 and he passed away June 26, 1999.
During World War II she worked at Truscon Steel as Rosie the Riveter, then later worked at the Ohio Hotel but mainly was a homemaker.
Margaret was a member of Old Springfield Church.
She baked pies and cookies all year long for any event that came up. She loved to build puzzles, her card club but mostly she enjoyed spending time with family and all of her grandchildren. She enjoyed her trips to Tennessee and her visits with her best friend, Thelma Akins, to do her hair.
She leaves behind a son, Warren (Susan Beachler) Leipply of East Palestine; daughters, Joyce (David) Parks of North Lima and Phyllis Dixon of Campbell; daughter-in-law, Jill Leipply of New Waterford; nine grandchildren, Roger, Jr., Michelle, Davene, Brett, Mimi, Alicia, Conor and Nora, Rachel; great-grandchildren, Austin, Hannah, Jordyn, Lydia, Roger, Dwaune, Kiley, Tavia, Braeden, Cohen and Myla and a great-great-grandchild, Saraphina.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Roger Leipply; four brothers, James, Andrew, William and Robert Marshall; four sisters, Jean Rohm, Catherine Eichorn, Helen Dilling and Agnes Wilson; a daughter-in-law, Deborah Leipply and a son-in-law, John Dixon.
Friends may call two hours before the service, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Old Springfield Church where services will be performed by Ed McGarry and assisted by Pastor Dean.
Material contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman, Ohio and to Old Springfield Church, 11957 Youngstown Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg, Ohio.
Arrangements handled by Clemente Funeral Home New Middletown, Ohio. Visit www.clementefuneralhome.com to send condolences.
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A television tribute will air Thursday, May 25 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.