Peggy A. Singley, 79, Akron, worked for Ford NH, enjoyed Disney World, dog lover

By on April 27, 2016

Peggy A. Singley, 79, of Akron, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

She was born in Ephrata to the late Robert and Mabel (Wise) Royer, and was the wife of Larry L. Singley, to whom she was married for 62 years.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Akron, The Friendly Circle, and the Red Hat Society in Florida. Peggy enjoyed Disney World, traveling in the motor home, cooking for family and friends, spending time with her family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed the company of her pet dogs. Peggy worked as a secretary for Hope United Methodist Church for 10 years and Ford New Holland for 30 years.

In addition to her husband, Peggy is survived by her daughter: Sheri L., wife of Mark Croushore, of Marienville; grandchildren: Eric Singley, Dara Kirk (John), Jodi Eller (Tim), and Ryan Asquith; seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers: William W., husband of Helen Royer, of Akron; J. Kenneth, husband of Rachel Royer, of Akron.

She was preceded in death by son: Scott L. Singley; three brothers: Charles E., Robert S., and Larry E. Royer; and her sister: Elizabeth Martin.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m., at the Zion Lutheran Church, 435 Main St., Akron, with Pastor Matthew Lenahan officiating. The receiving of family and friends will follow the service. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Peggy’s memory may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 435 Main St., Akron, PA 17601; or to Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, PA 17552.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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