Margaret Meriweather, 86, of McKeesport, affectionately known as Moig was born June 7, 1937, in Shelby, North Carolina She was the beloved daughter of the late Farris and Narsisus Brooks Fullenwider.
Margaret departed this life suddenly on October 25, 2023, at her home in McKeesport, PA.
Margaret attended Douglas High School, in North Carolina. After graduating from high school Margaret attended Community College of Allegheny County to pursue a career in Phlebotomy. In her early years, Margaret also worked for USS Steel as well as a security guard for Pitt University. Margaret also worked for Irwin Works General Motors. In addition to numerous career roles, Margaret held the position of Title 5 Receptionist at Lifespan Senior Center in McKeesport, PA.
In her earlier years, Margaret was a member of the various Chapters such as the Sauber Court, and the Garnett Club, as well as a member of the Eastern Stars Chapter. She was an active member of a bowling team called the Galaxy League. Margaret also loved music and spending time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Herman Meriweather, father, Farris Fullenwider, mother, Narsisus Brooks Fullenwider, son, Michael (Pikey) Schofield, brothers, Milton (Sonny) Fullenwider, Melvin Lee Fullenwider, sisters, Maxine Walker, Mildred Stringer, Mary Helen Sloan, Mable Hodge, Evelyn Fullenwider.
Margaret is survived by her loving children; four sons, Earl (Sandy) Schofield, Sr., Mark (Cammie) Schofield, Sr., Donovan (Mia) Schofield, Sr., Friday Schofield; daughter, Ida (Adolph) Schofield Campbell; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; sister, Martha Fowler; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Arrangements were in care of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.
Originally published November 06, 2023.