Margaret M. Pogwist|
Margaret M. Pogwist, 95, formerly of Lansford, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hometown. She was the wife of the late John Pogwist.
She worked in the local garment industry.
Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Egri) Balazek.
Margaret was a member of the former Ss. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church in Lansford, having been an active church volunteer. She was a current member of St. Katharine Drexel Roman Catholic Church in Lansford.
Surviving are a son, John Pogwist, and his wife Kathryn, of Collegeville; a daughter Mary Ann Maynard of Lansford; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, JB; and several brothers and sisters.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 18, 2014, at 11 a.m. in St. Katharine Drexel Roman Catholic Church, 124 E. Abbott St., Lansford. Interment will follow at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Summit Hill. Calling hours are Friday from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are being handled by the Skrabak-Parambo Funeral Home, 210 E. Bertsch St., Lansford. Online condolences may be signed at www.parambofh.com.
Published in Times News on July 14, 2014