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Margaret Scrip

d. November 25, 2009

Margaret Scrip, 94, of Roscoe, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009. She was born March 26, 1915, in Elco, a daughter of the late Carl and Frances Esch Schneider. She was a loving mother to her six children, grandmother and great grandmother, and a good friend to all. Maggie, as she was affectionately called, was a marvelous cook. Her specialty was baking pies. Her life at times was a struggle, especially during the depression years, but she always faced every challenge with a very positive attitude. She is survived by her six children, Mitzi Hughes and husband, Robert, of Charlotte, N.C.; John Franklin (Buzz) Scrip, of Roscoe; William Scrip and wife, Darla, of Roscoe; Herbert Scrip and wife, JoAnn, of Livingston, Mont.; Patricia Bandini and husband, Terry, of Daisytown; and Charles (Butch) Scrip and wife, Diane, of Roscoe; and also a devoted friend and sister-in-law, LaRue Scrip, of Stockdale, 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John (2000), four brothers; Teddy, William, Carl, and Herbert Schneider; and five sisters, Elsie Redmond, Freda Walker, Clara Schneider, Dorothy Kurtz and Megdalina Schneider. Friends will be received 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the MELENYZER-DuBARR FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, with the funeral service immediately following the visitation. A reception will be held following the service in the social hall of St. Joseph's Church. Interment will be private in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.

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