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Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel

5471 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, OH

OBITUARY

Peggy Ann Wimsatt

September 25, 1931September 5, 2019
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WIMSATT, Peggy A, age 87, of Washington Township, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Trinity Community Center in Beavercreek, Ohio. Peggy was born on September 25, 1931 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Gabriel and Agnes (Kurz) Fiorella. Peggy is survived by her six children: Thomas (Joy) Wimsatt Jr., of Huntsville, Alabama, Sarah Fast of Beavercreek, Ohio, Grace (Eric) Yarbro of Cornelius, North Carolina, Jay (Maureen) Wimsatt of Vandalia, Ohio, Theresa (Andrew) Pitner of Salisbury, North Carolina, and Mary (Jeff) Scott of Beavercreek, Ohio. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Dominique (Eugene) Watt, Jay Wimsatt Jr., Christopher (Kari) Wimsatt, Rachel Wimsatt, Watson Pitner, Thomas Wimsatt, and Hunter Yarbro, and great grandson Eugene Watt III. She is also survived by sisters Margie Collignon, Mary Michael Hayden, brother in law John Wimsatt and his close friend Shirley Kibler, plus countless nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Thomas K. Wimsatt Sr., her brother Gabriel Fiorella Jr. and his wife Betty Sue, her sister Beverly Fiorella, brother in laws Joseph Jolly Hayden, Louis Collignon, Philip Wimsatt and sister in laws Emily Roberts, Roberta McGarry and Elizabeth Ann Kiester. Peggy was a 1953 graduate of Webster College of St. Louis, Missouri, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in home economics. She married Thomas K. Wimsatt in June 1954 at which time they began their life in Dayton, Ohio. Devoted in her Catholic faith, Peggy was a member of the Church of the Incarnation in Centerville, Ohio for more than 50 years. In addition to managing an active household and family, Peggy enjoyed success as a freelance seamstress and dominated both the golf course and tennis court, activities she enjoyed well past her 80th birthday. She also loved gardening and cooking, kept an impeccable household, and could stretch a dollar well beyond otherwise known limits. The family will receive friends from 4:00 ~ 7:00pm, Friday, September 13, 2019 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME – FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45429. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Church of the Incarnation, 7415 Far Hills Ave., Centerville, Ohio 45459, with burial immediately following at Calvary Cemetery. The family would like to express special thanks to the wonderful staff and fellow residents at Trinity Community of Beavercreek for their tremendous friendship and exceptional care over the past three years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Jackie Zinck

September 9, 2019

I have wonderful memories of Peggy and Tom and all the fun we had with them. My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. Jackie Zinck

Mary Scott

September 8, 2019

My Mom taught me lots of valuable lessons. Patience, Perseverance, Athleticism, and most of all Love. These are everlasting gifts, and for that I am forever grateful....Her motto of "Move it or Lose it " will always be in my head!!!!!
With Lots of Love,
Daughter Mary Scott

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