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Peggy Joan McKittrick


Peggy Joan McKittrick, 78, of Coralville, formerly of Davenport, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City. A memorial Mass to celebrate Peggy's life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Coralville, with the Rev. Stephen Page officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Thomas More Catholic Church, DVIP, or to the Millersburg Project for Transitional Housing of Iowa County.
Peggy was born on Oct. 20, 1938, in Douds, Iowa, the daughter of Gerald and Catherine (Roberts) Weir. She was a longtime resident of the Quad Cities until moving to Iowa City in 1996, and later to Coralville in 2011. Peggy worked as a housekeeping manager at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for over 14 years, before retiring in 2002. Following retirement, she proudly worked as a client advocate for DVIP (Domestic Violence Intervention Program).
Peggy was a longtime member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, and served on the Pastoral Council, the Social Justice Commission and the Family Life Commission. She also volunteered for the flu clinic at VNA and enjoyed belonging to the Red Hat Society. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her two sons, Robert McKittrick Jr. of Blue Grass, Iowa, and James McKittrick of Moline, Ill.; five siblings, Jean'ne (Paul) Houk of Davenport, Iowa, James Weir of Buffalo, Iowa, Charles (Janice) Weir of Davenport, Iowa, John (Brenda) Miller of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and Gerald Weir of Butte, Mont.; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Jacquelyn Burns, Jerrolyn Byrd and Joy Marlene Weir; and a brother, Steve Miller.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lensingfuneral.com.