Margaret A. Zemprelli (1926 - 2014)

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Margaret A. "Marge" Zemprelli, 87, of Jefferson Hills and Jupiter, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
A well-known model in the late 1940s, the former Margie Antoinette was Miss Major League Baseball for 1947, as well as the spokesmodel for Pennsylvania Telephone Co. and Rinso Detergent.
She was born November 16, 1926, in Little McConnell Mills, a daughter of the late Stefan and Theresa Araigno Antoinetta.
Also deceased are siblings Albenia Adamski, Theresa Friday, Helen Rodgers and Emil, Pete and George Antoinette.
Mrs. Zemprelli was a parishioner of St. Thomas A' Becket Church in Jefferson Hills. She was a member of ISDA and an honorary graduate of Penn State University.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, former state Senate Majority and Minority Leader Edward P. Zemprelli; daughter Carla Z. Corum; granddaughters Dana Macauley and Jayne McVay; great-granddaughters Sophia, Layla, Adrianna and Sierra; sister Edith Bernard; and nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of a Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, July 28, in St. Thomas A' Becket Church, Jefferson Hills. Procession and burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills.
Arrangements by A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 Fifth Street, Clairton, PA 15025, 412-233-5700,

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Published in Observer-Reporter on July 23, 2014
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