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Peggy Showers, 92 – Tower City High Class of 1946 Valedictorian

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peggy showers obituary

Peggy Showers, 92, loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother (Gram) and GiGi of Tower City died Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at home.

She was the wife of the late Lawrence Showers who died February 1, 1998.

Born June 29, 1928, she was the daughter of late Wilmer and Elva Stoudt Lebo. She attended Porter Township Elementary Schools and graduated from Tower City High School as Valedictorian of the Class of 1946. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and volunteered at the local library.

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Earlier in life, Peggy worked in the garment industry and later worked at Williams Valley Pharmacy until she retired in 1997.

In addition to her parents and husband of 51 years, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter Theresa Ann and her brother John Lebo.

Peggy is survived by three daughters; Judith, husband Dana Michael, Halifax, Jill Merrick, Pottsville and April, husband Keith Royer of Douglassville. Six grandsons; Sean Michael, wife Kristy, Bradley Michael, Gregory Merrick, Stephen Royer, wife Mia, Jeffrey Royer and Eric Royer, wife Jordan. 3 great grandsons, Emerson and Alexander Michael and Adam Royer. Several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Tower City with Rev. Harold Hand officiating. Viewing will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the church. All CDC guidelines will be followed and masks must be worn. Burial will be at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tower Porter Community Library, 230 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980 or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 415 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980.

Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family please visit

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