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Ida "Peggy" Margaret McCammon Ritchey
August 31, 1935 ~ September 26, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Ida Margaret "Peggy" McCammon Ritchey, of Bedford, died on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at Bedford Colonial Courtyard. She was born on August 31, 1935, in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Charles and Ida (Rush) Barr. On November 1, 1997, in Loysburg she married Joel Ritchey who survives along with a daughter, Deborah McCammon of Jonestown; 12 grandchildren: Robbie, Liese, Chelsea, Aaron, Matthew, Maggie, Jordan, Kylee, Serena, Nathan, Michael, and Abigail; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children: Jerry “Buddy” McCammon and Karen Jasper.
Peggy was an active member at St. John’s Reformed Church in Loysburg. She worked for Bedford County Children and Youth Services and was the co-owner of OtisDawg Homemade Dog Treats. She previously raised sheep and competed in the Sheep to Shawl competition at the Harrisburg farm show. She was a member of the Children and Youth Advisory Board and was very close with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 2, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. John's Reformed Church in Loysburg, with Rev. Dr. David Meckley officiating. Burial at Lower Loysburg Cemetery. Friends will be received on Sunday from 3 -7 p.m. at the St. John’s Reformed Church in Loysburg and 1 hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Arrangements by Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home in Bedford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. John’s Reformed Church, 1678 Woodbury Pike, Loysburg, PA 16659 or the Children and Youth Advisory Board, 200 South Juliana Street, Bedford, PA 15522. Our online guest book is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.