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Margaret F. (Black) Giarth

January 3, 1935 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Margaret Giarth Obituary

Jan 3, 1935 – Feb 8, 2024

Margaret Frances (Black) Giarth passed away on Thursday. She was born in Altoona, PA to Earnest and Pauline (Baith) Black.  She is preceded in death by her brother, Sam; her husband, Joseph Raymond Giarth Jr; and their nephew, Daniel Giarth Jr “Butch”. She leaves behind her loving sons, Dwayne Giarth Sr and wife Brandy and their two children, Jocelyn and Dwayne Giarth Jr and David Giarth, with his three children, Jessica, Rachel and Sarah and several great grandchildren. Also remaining are her six nieces and nephews: Jodi, Nancy, Pam, Richard, Michael and Susan and their families.

She was a 1954 graduate of Altoona High and a 1959 Graduate of the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing.  She was an ER nurse at the Altoona Hospital post-graduation and then later at the Hollidaysburg Lutheran Home until finally retiring.

She enjoyed knitting, crafts and just being a grandmother.  She had a deep faith in God and loved all animals, but especially dogs.  She will be deeply missed by all.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Humane Society.

All services are private at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg.

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