February 16, 1959 - July 30, 2023
Our beloved Mark Ellrose Peachey, 64, of Belleville, passed away Sunday July 30, 2023.
He was born Feb. 16, 1959, to Glenn and Bertha (Byler) Peachey.
He is survived by his children Theresa (Seth) Peachey Crissman of 500 E. Gay St., Harrisonburg, Virginia, Jonathan (Kelsey) Peachey of 2371 W. Back Mountain Rd., Belleville, and grandchildren Eliana Lorraine, Isaiah Seth, Ruby Kay, Maria Theresa, Iris Mae, Beau Glenn and Malachi Mark Thomas.
He is also survived by his siblings, Lucille (Tim) Yutzy, Glenda Hartzler, Sharon (Tom) Spicher, Marlene (Herb) Zook, Sheldon (Barb) Peachey, Tim (Marlene) Peachey, and Ronda (Mike) Yoder.
Mark was a strong believer, hard worker and friend to everyone. He spent his life sharing Jesus’ love with everyone around him. He was a member of Maple Grove Mennonite Church. God called him into ministry as a young man and he served as a pastor in the Mennonite Church and the Church of the Brethren. He also worked on maintenance at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center.
He spent his life generously sharing his time and skills with many people. He enjoyed having animals, reading his Bible, watching football, painting and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed.
His family will receive friends and a viewing will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Allensville Mennonite Church. The burial will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Locust Grove Cemetery. His funeral service will then be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Allensville Mennonite Church with the Revs. Alan Kauffman and Bob Zook officiating.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Mennonite Central Committee, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501 or to Laurelville Retreat Center, 941 Laurelville Lane, Mount Pleasant, PA 15666.
Psalm 34:17-18 “The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in Spirit.” (NIV)