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Miriam S. Peachey

November 16, 1946 - May 27, 2021




Miriam S. Peachey, 74, of Bethel Home in Montezuma, KS, and formerly of Belleville, passed away at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Bethel Home.


Born Nov. 16, 1946, in Belleville, she was a daughter of the late Kore N. and Fannie L. (Swarey) Peachey.

She is survived by her siblings: Susie E. Yoder & husband Sylvan, of McVeytown; Noah K. Peachey & wife Vernela, of Belleville; Hettie L. Koehn & husband James M., of Fredonia, KS; Martha J. Beckel & husband James, of Shippensburg; and Lois E. Unruh & husband Dennis, of Shippensburg, as well as 22 special nieces & nephews.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by three sisters, Lena R., Anna Grace and Judy A., and a brother, Amos K. Peachey.

Miriam attended elementary school in Allensville and went to Jr. High School in Belleville. She worked as a seamstress at Vogt’s Sewing Factory in Allensville for over 20 years.


Following their closure, she went to work at Metz Hatchery in Belleville for seven years.

She was a member of Rock Haven Mennonite Church. She enjoyed baking, sewing, and traveling, especially her trips to Michigan. She especially enjoyed helping others and particularly helping young mothers with their housework, cooking and baking for their families. She was a people person, she loved to be around people.

Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Rock Haven Mennonite Church, with Pastors Amos Peachey, Stanton Schmidt and Elmer Swarey officiating. Burial will take place at Rock Haven Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Saturday.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, 3813 West Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.

Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.

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