Peggy W. (Weatherup) McAllister

WESTFIELD – Peggy W. (Weatherup) McAllister, 89, of Lakewood, N.Y., formerly of Oak Street, Westfield, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at WCA Hospital in Jamestown, N.Y.

Peggy was born on Feb. 10, 1924, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late C. John and Clara (Smith) Weatherup.

A Westfield resident all of her life, Peg had been a Girl Scout leader and had worked at the YWCA as the junior program director.

She enjoyed reading and knitting and her social circle of friends. McAllister was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Westfield, and was active in church activities.

Peg is survived by her daughter, Veva (Phillip) Shepherd of Castle Rock, Colo.; and by her two sons: Bruce (Kathy) W. McAllister of Westfield, N.Y., and Thomas (Holly) J. McAllister of Batavia, N.Y.

Peg is also survived by her grandson, Ian Shepherd of Austin, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George F. McAllister Jr., who died on Nov. 2, 1994; and by her sister, Shirley White; her brother, John H. “Jack” Weatherup; and her two stepsisters: Jane Mathews and Corrine Brownell.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral service to be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., Westfield, N.Y., with the Rev. Virginia Carr officiating. Family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will private in Westfield Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Honor Flight Buffalo, PO Box 338, Buffalo, NY 14223 or to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., Westfield, NY 14787, or to the Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield, NY 14787.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY 14787. Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send Peg’s family a message of sympathy or to light a memorial candle.