Margaret Peg Downing
Lorain- Margaret Peg Downing, 58, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at University Hospital, Cleveland, OH, following a long illness.
Peg was born in Lorain, OH on May 22, 1952 to her parents, Eugene and Elsie (nee:Bartos) Bailey. She graduated from Lorain High School and later from Ohio Business College with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming. Peg worked for General Electric for 15 years, Progressive for 10 years and Center Ridge Nursing Home for 2 years. She was a member of USBC Bowling Association, helped run Junior leagues, JTBA, Coca-Cola Tournaments and loved watching her sons bowl. Peg loved riding her own motorcycle and was an avid bowler.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 36 years, Claude, whom she married on August 15, 1975; sons, James and Adam Downing; brothers, Steve, Randall and Maurice Bailey; and many close family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 from 4-8 PM. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain, OH. Memorial donations may be made at the funeral home.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 4:49:55 PM