Margaret "Peg" McFarland (1921 - 2015)

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Margaret "Peg" McFarland, 93, DuBois, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Christ the King Manor.
Born Dec. 9, 1921, at Bearlake, she was the daughter of Rollin and Louie Bailey Cooper.
She received her education from Mars High School, Slippery Rock University and Suburban General Hospital School of Nursing, Belview.
Mrs. McFarland retired from Freedom Area School as a nurse.
She was a member of the Lakeside United Methodist Church and the Women's Bible Study Group.
Mrs. McFarland was a member of the PA Association of School Employees, PASE, the traveling groundhogs group and was a 75-year member of several Granges. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and reading.
She is survived by two children, Harold McFarland and his husband, Ross Griffith, of Fort Myers, Fla., and Luella Kreiger and her husband, Jim, of Sykesville; two grandchildren, Thomas "Tom" Krieger and his wife, Trish, and Kerry Clifford; two great-grandchildren, Max and Dalton Clifford; a brother, Russell Cooper of Bluffton, S.C.; and a sister, Florence Craig of Dayton, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Melvin Q. "Bart" McFarland; and a sister, Shirly Bruce.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at the Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois, and from 10 a.m. until the hour of services Tuesday at the Lakeside United Methodist Church, DuBois. Funeral services will be held at at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the church with the Rev. Robert Zilhaver officiating. Interment will be at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Rochester, Pa.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Lakeside United Methodist Church, 420 First St., DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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