Margaret I. Eckert
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Margaret I. Eckert, 87, of Allentown passed away Monday, November 26, 2012 in the Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late George F. Eckert. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Cunningham) Austin. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker R.C. Church in Orefield and a former member of St. Thomas More R.C. Church Allentown. Margaret was a homemaker for many years before being employed at the Brass Rail and Western Salisbury Elementary School. She was involved with the Girl Scouts Great Valley Council. Survivors: Daughters, Maureen wife of Jerome Satterlee, Mary Ellen wife of Jeffrey Dischinat; son, Dan J. and wife Robyn all of Allentown; sisters, Aileen Heck and Mary Hannon both of Wilkes-Barre, and Elizabeth wife of Vincent McEvoy of Maryland; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Edward F.; and grandchildren, Kelly Satterlee and Michael Eckert. Services: Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2012 at St. Joseph the Worker R.C. Church, 1879 Applewood Dr., Orefield. Calling 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Friday in the Church. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements: Trexler Funeral Home Allentown PA 18102. www.trexlerfuneralhome.com. Contributions: To St. Joseph the Worker R.C. Church.
Published in Morning Call on November 27, 2012