Margaret “Peggy” Isola Stearns

October 1, 1937 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 84)

Margaret (Peggy) Isola Stearns, 84, died April 7th, 2022 surrounded by her family at Edinboro Manor.  She was born October 1, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA the daughter of the late Courtney and Thelma (MacMillan) Gillette.

Prior to her retirement, Peggy worked as nurse’s aide, as an attendant at the former Boron Petroleum Station, and as a bartender.  She was also a wonderful homemaker who loved her grandchildren, her pets, her plants, western TV shows, country music and NASCAR. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey Stearns and his infant son, Brian Joseph, her three siblings; James Gillette, an infant brother William Kenneth Gillette, and Patricia McCray.

Survivors include her children; David Stearns of Edinboro, Pauline Shreve of Spartansburg, SC,  her sister, Grace Gillette; also, grandchildren; Tiffany, Brian and Lexus, great-grandchildren; Cheyenne, Kayleigh and Sophia; and her many nieces and nephews.

She was much loved by her family and will be greatly missed.

Funeral arrangements were handled by the Glunt Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. in Edinboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Anna Shelter in Erie, Pennsylvania in memory of Peggy Stearns to honor her great love of all animals.

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