Peg and Emory Clough were both graduates and long time residents of Union City. Peg graduated from Edinboro State College with a Bachelors of Science in Education and later a Masters Degree in Education. Peg taught at Union City School District for 33 years, teaching mostly sixth grade science. She especially loved teaching about nature to her students. Quite often she would take her students into the woods to teach them an appreciation for God's creations there.
Emory owned and operated the Union City Western Auto. He was extremely generous, contributing his time and resources to the Union City Community. He was a past treasurer of the Union City Little League and Boy Scout Troop #3, and was a long time sponsor of local Little League teams. Emory was also president of the Union City Chamber of Commerce for several years.
Peg and Emory were also donors for the Union City Parks lights and sporting equipment. They also were sponsors of the Union City Swimming Pool and contributed to the construction of the hot tub that was installed several years ago. Peg and Emory were both very active in the First United Methodist Church. Both of them taught Sunday School classes, were youth leaders for many years, and were chosen to be on the Administrative Board.
Peg and Emory were honored for their community involvement and dedication by being named Union City's Citizens of the Year. They were both loving, dedicated citizens of the Union City community that gave generously of their time and resources to help improve the lives of others.
They have three children: Harvey, Madeleine, and Mary. They also have several grandchildren. Peg and Emory are both deceased. Peg passed away in 1989. Emory passed away in 1994.