Nellie Margaret, 88, Hooversville, died February 28, 2017, at The Patriot, Somerset. Born July 8, 1928, in Fort Hill, she is the daughter of Ambrose M. and Edna (Shearer) Hinzy. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Edward James Persuhn, who died February 14, 2011; grandson, Daniel Persuhn; step-granddaughter, Carrie Beal; brothers, Homer, Ambrose Jr., Warren, Glenn, Bobby and Billy; and sisters, Minerva, Leora and Louise. Survived by her children, Edward J. Persuhn, married to the former Anita Saylor; Bonnie L. Phillippi and husband, Clyde, all of Somerset; Randall D. Persuhn, married to the former Monica Yanosky, Central City; and David Persuhn, married to the former Toni Cordwell, Gibsonia; grandchildren, Ray, Jeff, Kevin, Jennifer, Randy and Nikki; step-grandchildren, Barry, Ryan and Travis; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Brady, Alexis, Andrew, Katelin, Samantha, Emelia and Jonny; step-great-grandchildren, Hannah, Hailey, Logan, Cory, Ally, Maddie, Lily and Chris; and two great-great-grandsons, Logan and Lane. Also survived by her sister, Betty Beal, Schellsburg. Nellie is a 1947 graduate of Rockwood High School. She loved gardening and camping. Friends were received from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset. A Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2017, with Rev. Cletus Leasure officiating. Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. www.haugerzeigler.com.
Published on March 2, 2017