Peggy Akers
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“Hayley, I can't even put into words how sorry I am about your mother. I know she will forever be looking down on you and your sisters always...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Morgan Lapos

“We were out of town visiting Molly in New York. I am so sorry for all of you. You were great students and strong kids. I know your mom was so very...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Mrs. Rokasy - Oberlin, OH

“Dear Akers Family, We are so very sad to hear of the loss of this wonderful woman. What an absolutely amazing person she was and will always be. ...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Terry, Karen & Sandra Howell - OH

“I send my condolences to you all, may god help you through your time of sorrow. God bless you all ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Beth (jones) Hammons and family - OH

“I met Peggy at Eastgate Elementary in the 6th grade. Mrs. Sprague was our teacher. I still remember how i was laughing at her about something one...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Shelly Shambaugh (Pence) - OH

“I feel so blessed to have been a part of this family. Pegg and Mel were such great people to be around. She always had an upbeat attitude, no...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Bernie & Theresa Gidich - NC

“When I started in the patient accounts department at EMH, Peggy took me under her wing and thought me everything I need to know. She was a wonderful...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Tracey Vaughn - Delaware, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with Peggy's family at this time. She always had a positive outlook on things, no matter how the situation seemed. She...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Becky Woollands RN EMH

“I feel sorrow for Peggy's family. My prayers and love go out to each of you. I know how close Peggy was to her family and how much she deeply loved...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Laura Hrabnicky - Grafton, OH

“I knew Peggy many years ago. She was my very first childhood friend. I'll always remember Boston Ave. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Richard Blake - San Antonio, TX

“We are praying for all of you. Dr. Farner and family, and staff ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Paula M. Farner, M.D. - OH

“I send my condolences to you and your family Hannah in this time of sorrow. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Myers - Lagrange, OH

“I worked with Peggy for about a year at EMH. She was always so full of life and worked hard each day to help her patients. Peggy loved her family...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Betty Mercurio - Brunswick, OH

“Peggy, You will be missed by many. So blessed to have known you. Your daughters are such wonderful young women. You have inspired me and made our...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: The Mihaly Family

“I have known Peggy, my whole life. She was always there at all the family functions. I saw all three girls born, and baby sat them. I don't know...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Nikki Barden - Benson, NC

“Dear Melvin and girls, I was saddened to hear of Peggy's passing. I pray that God will hold you all in His strong arms and give you comfort and...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Janet Jones Branch - Milton, FL

“My Aunt Peggy was such a wonderful person. I was born on her and Uncle Melvin's anniversary and she always referred to me as her "anniversary baby"....Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Monica Engel - Moss Bluff, LA

“Melvin, And Family, I am truly sorry for Your Loss. Peggy was a wounderful Person. My prayers are with all of You during this time of...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Gerhardt ( Akers) - NV

“Peggy was my co-worker and EMH. She was always so kind and helpful. I'm thankful to have worked with her. God Bless her family ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Linda - OH

“Carroll and Sue, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Dianne Du Coty Warth and family ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Dianne Warth - birmingham, OH

“I met Peggy in a social studies class in 10th grade at EHS! I am so sorry for your loss! my thoughts & prayers are with her family & friends! ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Terry Hudnall - Grafton, OH

“Say not in grief, that your mother has gone, but always remain thankful that she was yours. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Carole Poling - Elyria, OH

“May today's sorrow give way to the peace and comfort of God's love. Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Mark & Freda Jones - Marysville, OH


Peggy Akers (nee Read), 47, passed away surrounded by her loving family at home in Elyria on June 15, 2012, following a long battle with breast cancer .
Peggy was born on September 26, 1964 in Elyria and was a life-long resident. She worked in Elyria as well, at EMH in the Patient Accounting Department.
The most important thing in Peggy's life was her family. Whether it was her children, grandchildren or even grand-dogs, family always came first.
Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Melvin; daughters, Hannah (Michael Foreman) of LaGrange, Chelsea and Hayley, both of Elyria; granddaughters, Paige and Addison Foreman; parents, Carroll and Sue Read (nee Talarsky) of Elyria; sister, Tami (Davis) Kurt of New London; brothers, Todd (Betsy) and Paul Read, all of Elyria; grand-dogs, Moose and Vortex.
Friends will be received on Monday from 5 – 8 PM at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. A Funeral Service will be held from Midway Baptist Church, 41812 Griswold Road, Elyria on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 1 PM. Pastor Chuck Keesee will officiate.
Interment will follow at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial donations to the Peggy Akers Memorial Fund can be made at any Lorain National Bank location, and are appreciated by the family.

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