Margaret A. Arnsberger

BIGLERVILLE Margaret A. Arnsberger, 78, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Ruth A. and Randy R. Dunlap, surrounded by her family. She was born Sunday, May 6, 1934, in Gettysburg, a daughter of the late Ira G. and Ruth E. (Heagey) Fair. Margaret was a wife, mother, and homemaker most of her life. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Biglerville. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert K. Arnsberger, who died in 2010; and a son, Kenneth D. Arnsberger, who died in 1955. She is survived by a daughter, Ruth A. and husband, Randy R. Dunlap of Biglerville; a son, Gary L. and wife, Penny Fair of Hanover; and three granddaughters, Ashlei Dunlap and companion, Chava Augirre of Aspers, Kylynn Becker and her husband, Kain of Biglerville, and Robin Lynn Roper of Springfield, Ga.; a step-grandson, Michael R. Kroft; six great-grandchildren, Austyn Dunlap, Xavier Augirre, Mikaela Benoit, Damein Roper, Rashaud Roper, and Cameron Roper; six sisters, Lucille Reed of Florida, Nancy Shank of Everett, Mary Eversole of Fairfield, Nadine Gorman of Marysville, Patricia Weikert of Gettysburg, and Dorothy Black of Bendersville; three brothers, James Fair of Harrisburg, Carroll Fair of Fairfield, and David Fair of Quincy; brother-in-law, Ronald Arnsberger of Biglerville; sisters-in-law, Jean Arnsberger of Gettysburg and Barbara Bly of Gettysburg; and a vast number of nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Fred, and Dale Fair. Professional services are being handled by Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main St., Bendersville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Centenary United Methodist Church, 99 N. Main St., Biglerville, with the Rev. John Estes officiating. A close personal friend of the family, Susan Pelc, will serve as soloist. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Dugan Funeral Home and at the church on Saturday 10 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Aseracare Hospice, 44 Bowman Road, York, PA 17408; or Relay for Life Team Curvations, c/o Curves of Biglerville, 3195A Biglerville Road, Biglerville, PA 17307; or Centenary United Methodist Church, 99 N. Main St., Biglerville, PA 17307. Friends may express online condolences at

Published in Evening Sun on Feb. 25, 2013