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Margaret H. Soper

March 3, 1941 - May 27, 2020


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

May 27, 2020



Birth Date:

March 3, 1941

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Christian Life Church, 207 Broad Street, Waverly, New York



Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly, New York

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Margaret H. Soper

Margaret “Peg” H. Soper, 79, of Waverly passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Elderwood at Waverly.

She was predeceased by her parents, Wesley and Genevieve McNamara Butters; her loving husband, Dale Soper; her daughter, Diane Hurd; and brother, John Butters.

Peg is survived by her daughters, Linda (Michael) Cochi of Sayre, Susan (Michael) Rinebold of Gillett. PA, Judy (David) Curtis of Lockwood and Sandy (Bruce) Amentler of Elmira; son-in-law, Leslie Hurd of Waverly; brothers, Everett (Millie) Butters of PA and Tom Butters of PA; 13 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Peg worked at Sayre Lingerie for many years and Robert Packer Hospital as an aide and enjoyed sewing.  She was a former Girl Scout Leader and 4H leader.  Peg could often be found patrolling the streets of Waverly around the Elizabeth Square Apartment Building doing her neighborhood watch duties. She was famous for her homemade potato bread.

Private funeral services will be held at the Christian Life Church in Waverly with burial to follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Waverly.  Memorial donations may be made in Margaret’s name to Christian Life Church 207 Broad Street, Waverly, New York 14892.  The family is being assisted by the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Peg’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From: Fern + Bob Burbage
Loved her, friend,  member of church, she will be remembered in our hearts. May you have comfort in knowing she's home in heaven.

From: Kay Spencer
My thoughts,prayers and hugs go out to the family. Always remember all the memories you share & made with her thru out the years. RIP Peg

From: Octive Healey
My condolences to you and your entire family Linda and Mike. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Octive Healey

From: Suzanne Ying
To Peggy's family, especially Linda
From the Mount Zion Church team
Our deepest condolences to you. Peggy was a wonderful lady. She enjoyed singing with us at Elderwood and reaching out to other people. She had a big heart. We will miss her greatly.

From: Mike Baker
Dear, Peg
        We have  truly lost an Angel we only  new-you  for a year and a half but you and my mom became good friend. I can still see your face when mom was having one of her bad day and you would look up at my and say i got this,I take care of her if it was just going down to the main  lobby. I can  Picture you now got your wings  in heaven  me and my  Family are going to miss you

From: Corey Ryan
My condolences to the family, peg was a good woman with a big heart. She was very kind. I will always remember her and keep her in my prayers.

From: Alberta Reed (Bert)
Linda and all
I am so very sorry to hear about your mom.
Please know that I am praying for comfort for you all..

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