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COLUMBIANA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Boardman at St. Charles Borromeo Church for Margaret A. “Peggy” Selby, 76, who passed away Sunday night at the Cleveland Clinic after a brief illness.

Mrs. Selby was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Struthers, a daughter of Clarence and Elizabeth McMullen.

After graduating from Canfield High School, she received a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, and master’s degree from Westminster College. After receiving her master’s, Mrs. Selby continued her education at Youngstown State University and Boston College. She began her teaching career at Boardman Local Schools teaching in the fifth grade and the reading center. After taking time off to raise her family, she returned to teaching the fifth grade at C.H. Campbell Elementary School in Canfield.

Peggy was a member of the Mahoning Co. and Ohio Retired Teachers Association. She was a member Soil Sister Garden Club for 48 years and enjoyed playing bridge with friends.

Mrs. Selby is survived by her husband, Richard N. Selby, whom she married Aug. 14, 1965.

Peggy was the loving mother to her son, Ric Selby of Painesville; her daughter and son-in-law, Marianne and Al Nagy of Stow; as well as being a doting grandmother to Peter and Grace Nagy.

Mrs. Selby is also survived by her two sisters, Marie McPhee and Betty Badaski, both of Youngstown.

Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home (at their new location, 8536 Market St.) and from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the church.

The family requests that material tributes take the form of contributions to St. Jude Catholic Church, 180 7th St., Columbiana, OH 44408.

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Guestbook Entries

“Our deepest sympathy to Dick and the family!”

 » Dave Ziegler on June 19, 2013

“Our deepest sympathy to Dick and your family. Ours prayers are with you.”

 » Bob gesacion on June 19, 2013

“Mr. Selby, sorry to hear of the loss of your wife. Our sympathy to you and your family. Barb, Jeffrey, Kristi and Lori (Masenheimer)N ”

 » Barb Masenheimer Rykowski on June 19, 2013

“We are so sorry for your loss. We can't possibly imagine your grief. Our prayers go out to you and your family. ”

 » Dave and Leah Vestal on June 19, 2013

Great friend/Mentor

“I became a teacher because of Miss McMullen. I will always have the greatest respect for her as a person and as a teacher. My heart goes out to her family.”

 » Carol'Cartier'Rappach on June 20, 2013

“Dick - So sorry to hear of Peggy's sudden passing. We are out of town and were unable to extend our sympathy personally to you and your family”

 » marge and dave comstock on June 24, 2013

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