Margaret E. Shaffer Bricen (1931 - 2015)

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Margaret E. Shaffer Bricen, 84, a longtime Brockport resident, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at her daughter, Darlene's home in Punxsutawney, where she had been making her home.
She was born Feb. 27, 1931, in Brockway, the daughter of the late William and Blanche Barber Courson. She was married to Lloyd H. Shaffer. He preceded her in death June 20, 1997. She then married Merlyn Bricen and he died May 3, 2010.
Retired, Margaret had been employed at Brockway Glass as a packer for 21 years.
She enjoyed attending church services at the Brockway Church of God.
Margaret also loved to listen to country music at the grange, and one of her favorite local groups was Bill DeLong and friends.
She enjoyed the companionship of her dog, Roscoe, but most important to her was spending time with her family.
She is survived by four daughters: Darlene (Paul) Fishel of Punxsutawney, Deloris (Larry) Lundberg of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., Nadine (Randy) Hutchins of Brockport and Annette (Michael) Clark also of Brockport; two sisters, Rose Kearney and Helen Hutchins, both of Brockway; and one brother, Theodore Courson of Sabula. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husbands, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda Smith; a brother, Kenneth Courson; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Dave Nagele officiating. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Ridgway.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2015
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