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Margaret (Petrisko) Switzler

June 5, 1920 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 100)


SWITZLER, MARGARET, 100, Northern Cambria, passed away November 6, 2020, at Rebekah Manor, Northern Cambria.  Born June 5, 1920, in Barnesboro, the daughter of George and Helen (Yanok) Petrisko.  Preceded in death by parents; husband, William E. Switzler; daughter, Joyce E. Baum; and twelve brothers and sisters. Margaret was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She is survived by granddaughters, Michele (Jeremy) Nixon and Tisha Baum; great-grandchildren, Zachery Nixon and Zackary Gomolka; and great-great-grandchildren, Raelynn and Rhyatt Gomolka and numerous nieces and nephews.  Also survived by “special granddaughters” Andrea (Slavik) Fennell and Kayla Legros and her special “grand-dog” Finn.   Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church.  Margaret loved gardening, cooking and baking.  She was a good listener and always available to offer her advice, good and bad.  Friends will be received from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc.  A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown.  Fr. Jude Brady, OSB.  Committal, St. John Byzantine Cemetery.  Special thanks to Dawn Karlheim and the staff at Rebekah Manor as well as AsceraCare Hospice.

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November 10, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc.
1303 Bigler Avenue
Northern Cambria, PA 15714

Funeral Mass
November 11, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Benedict Catholic Church (Carrolltown)

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