Joyce E. Megargle

Joyce E. Megargle, a resident of St. Mary's Villa Residence, formerly of Paul Avenue, Scranton, died early Tuesday morning. She was the widow of Sheldon B. Megargle, who died April 15, 2008.

Born in 1935 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Bertha Pabst Miller. She was educated in Scranton public schools and was a graduate of the former Scranton Technical High School. Before retirement she had been employed by the International Salt Company. She was a devoted member of the Myrtle Street United Methodist Church where she had been active in many of its groups.

Surviving are a sister, Susan Barton of Downingtown; a niece, Linda Kellock of Hazleton; and nephews, Todd R. Hartman of Pottstown; and David Kellock of Olyphant.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Kellock, who died in 2011.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton, with services by the Rev. Betty Reilly. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.

Friends may call Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Myrtle Street United Methodist Church, 840 Harrison Ave., Scranton, PA 18510.

For directions or to send the family an online condolence, please visit www.van stonandjames.com.

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 13, 2012