Margaret M. “Peg” (McHale) Labonski, 86, of 200 E. Coal St., Shenandoah, passed away peacefully Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill S. Jackson Street, with her family by her side.
Born in Shenandoah, June 10, 1930, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Margaret (Ferguson) McHale.
She was a graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah.
Earlier in life, she worked as a waitress for the former Cinco’s and Paskey’s restaurants, both of Shenandoah. She later retired as a cashier from the King Kruller Donut Shop, Shenandoah.
Peg was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, formerly Annunciation BVM Church, Shenandoah.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were husbands, Joseph O’Boyle, in 1955, and Leonard L. Labonski, in 1978; two sons, Joseph and Thomas O’Boyle; two brothers, John and Thomas McHale; sister, Rose Ziolko.
Surviving are a son, Leonard W. Labonski and his wife, Mary, Ringtown; a daughter-in-law, Ann O’Boyle, Ringtown; four grandchildren, twins Kathryn and Jennifer, Terry and Jessica; a great-grandson, Connor; a niece, Rosemary Shearn, Shenandoah; additional nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A religious service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Annunciation BVM Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Relatives and friends may call from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.