Age 85, passed away Oct. 9, 2012, in the Masonic Village of Sewickley. She was a lifetime resident of Sewickley and was born in Pittsburgh on May 8, 1927 to the late Martin and Maude MacNamee Dempsey. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Coraopolis. Marjorie was the wife of the late Paul D. Applegarth who passed away in 1988. Surviving her are her children, Jan D. (Catherine) Applegarth of Ormond Beach, FL, James Kevin (Kathleen) Applegarth of Mercer, PA, Lisa Dawn (Robert) Powner of Sewickley; proud grandmother of Peter, Jason, Michael, Matthew Applegarth, Prudence Urey, Justin Powner and Dr. Jordan Powner DO.; also eight great- grandchildren; sister of Jacqueline Wimer of Export, Gloria Price of Butler and James Dempsey of Midland, MI. Marjorie was also predeceased by a daughter, Cynthia J. Applegarth and two brothers, Eugene and Daniel Dempsey. Friends will be received Sun. 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the COPELAND SEWICKLEY FUNERAL HOME, 702 Beaver St. where a Service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jeremy Main Officiating, followed by interment in Sewickley Cemetery.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2012