COAL TOWNSHIP — Margaret V. Dunn, 85, of 313 Center Street, Tharptown, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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Margaret was born in the family homestead in Coal Township, Sept. 7, 1927, a daughter of the late Margaret (Adams) and John Werntz.
She attended Coal Township schools.
On April 27, 1946, at Primitive Methodist Church, Shamokin, she married Harold R. Dunn, who preceded her in death Dec. 10, 1988.
She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Tharptown.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Dunn enjoyed playing cards and attending shows with her two friends, Joan Brown and Alice Dorkoski.
Surviving are a son, Robert Dunn and his wife, Linda, of Tharptown; a daughter, Karen Dobson and her husband, Kerry, of Tharptown; grandchildren and their spouses, John and Rhonda Dunn, Scott and Kim Dunn, Justin Dobson, Michele and Ron Hartman, and Gary Dunn; great-grandchildren, Josh, Jared, Kelsee, Nick, Miranda, Olivia and Aaron.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Gloria Dunn; a grandson, Douglas Dobson; a sister, Kate Wheary; and four brothers, Harry, Bernard, John and Burton Werntz.
DUNN — Margaret V. Dunn, 85, of 313 Center Street, Tharptown. A religious funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street. Coal Township, with the Rev. Nelson Alleman officiating. Friends are invited to call from noon Thursday until time of service at the funeral home. Interment will follow services at Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. As an expression of sympathy, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Douglas Dobson Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o 313 Center St., Coal Township, PA 17866.
Published in The News Item from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, 2012