Margaret (Peg) U. Panetti, of Downingtown, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Born in Coatesville, Peg was the daughter of the late Lawrence R. and Margaret Butler Urbine and wife of Ernest Panetti. She was a 1949 graduate of S. Horace Scott High School in Coatesville. For 30 years Peg was employed as a cafeteria cashier at Downingtown Area School District. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish Downingtown and volunteered at St. Joseph Catholic School and the Downingtown Girls’ Softball League. Peg loved sports especially college football and cheering on any Philadelphia sports team. She treasured spending time with her family especially with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Peg is survived by her four children; Vince, Tom (Kathy) Panetti, Mary (Donald) DiStefano and Megan Panetti, two siblings; Larry Urbine and Joan Chapman, seven grandchildren; Lauren Panetti (Daniel Quindlen), Nicholas Panetti, Brooke Tyson, Jason Plank, Monica DiStefano, Dominick DiStefano, and Fayth Melson. She is predeceased by two sisters, Mary Mullen and Catherine Louise DiFerdinando and three brothers; Donald, Gerald and Leonard Urbine.
An evening viewing will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 6-8pm, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA. On Thursday, October 11, a visitation will be held at St. Joseph Church, 338 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA, 10:30-11:15am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Downingtown.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Peg's name can be made to the, "Downingtown Area High School Alumni Association Scholarship Account” Downingtown Alumni Office, 540 Trestle Place, Downingtown, PA 19335.