SMETHPORT - Edith M. McGavisk Margetta, 93, of Smethport, died Monday (March 26, 2012) in the Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport.
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She was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Red House, N.Y., a daughter of George and Effie Estes Goodrich. She first married Henry McGavisk Jr., who died in 1964. She then married Anthony Margetta, who died in 1979.
Mrs. Margetta obtained her LPN at St. Vincent's and was a licensed practical nurse for St. Vincent Hospital, Erie.
She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl F. "Sherry" Simmons of Yarmouth Port, Mass., and Frances M. Hector of Smethport; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters, and one grandson, Bruce Hector, on Nov. 22, 2011.
Visitation and services will be held privately with the family. The Rev. Vincent P. Cieslewicz, pastor of St. Elizabeth Church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford, PA 16701; or The Humane Society of Northwestern PA, 2407 Zimmerly Rd., Erie, PA 16506.
Online condolences can be left at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 29 to Apr. 4, 2012