Margaret "Peggy" Naomi Ritchey DiGraziano Gordon, 58, of Cumberland, formerly of Lonaconing, went to be with her Lord and Savior after a long courageous battle with breast cancer on April 26, 2011 at the WMRMC surrounded by loved ones. Born February 4, 1953 she was the daughter of the late James Laird Ritchey and Nancy Alice Spiker Ritchey.
She was preceded in death by both of her husbands Joseph Anthony DiGraziano, Sr. and George Elmer Gordon.
Surviving are her three children, Joseph Anthony DiGraziano, Jr. at home, Kimberly Mae DiGraziano, Richmond, VA and Nicholas Laird DiGraziano at home; three step-children, Elmer Gordon and wife Patricia of Lonaconing, Marion Shriver and husband Donald of Borden Mines and Georgie Gordon of Bowling Green. Also surviving are her siblings, Bill Ritchey and wife Prescilla of LaVale, Clatus Ritchey and wife Pat of Richmond, VA, Helen Stott and Charles and Darlene Weaber and husband George II of Hartford, AK; two grandchildren, Sarah and Austin DiGraziano of Barrelville as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is also survived by one aunt, June Aleda Ritchey Jones. She also had a special friend, Bill Smith of Eckhart.
Mrs. Gordon worked at Lintons Managed Food Service for 10 years where she had many friends. She was also a former employee of the Finan Center, Cumberland as a dietary aide. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend.
Family and Friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home P.A. (
), Midland on Monday, May 2, 2011 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Jim Jeffries officiating.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy make take the form of contributions to assist with funeral expenses c/o Nicholas Laird DiGraziano 531-A Columbia Avenue, Cumberland, MD 21502.
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