Peggy M. Hartman, 52, of Gettysburg, died Wednesday afternoon, May 29, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born Aug. 21, 1966 in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of Benny M. and Ruth A. (Taylor) Akers of Fairfield. She was the wife of Russell E. Hartman, of Gettysburg, to whom she was married for 31 years.

Peggy worked as a registered nurse first at the Hanover Hospital and then for the Gettysburg Hospital. She dedicated her life to serving others and in her free time enjoyed going to the beach. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Peggy is survived by her two daughters, Emily I. Martins and her husband Luiz of Norwalk, Conn., and Kaitlind M. Lewis and her husband Cody of Reading Center, N.Y.; her two grandchildren, Harper J. Lewis, and Taylor M. Lewis; and her three sisters, Frances A. Reed and her husband Tom of Philadelphia, Pa., Garnetta L. Shope and her husband Martin of Gettysburg, and Christina L. Bucher of Dillsburg, Pa.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, with Pastor Peter Ogilvie officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the time of the services Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation at www.cholangiocarcinoma.org.

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Peggy was a dear friend & a talented, caring nurse. B1 at Gettysburg Hospital will miss this wonderful person. Peggy had a strong faith & love for family and friends, especially her “grandbabies”. Much love & prayers for you Russell & family. Fondly, Colleen

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