Margaret F. Michaels
1965 - 2018
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Margaret F. "Peggy" (Hensel) Michaels, 52, of Brackenridge, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 8, 1965, in Harrison Township, daughter of Rose Marie (Thimons) Hensel, of Tarentum, and the late Henry P. "Harry" Hensel Jr. Peggy lived her entire life in Brackenridge and Tarentum, and was a member of Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Natrona Heights, where she was an usher. She graduated from St. Joseph High School, Natrona Heights, and held two associate degrees in accounting and child care from Community College of Allegheny County. Peggy enjoyed family gatherings, flower arranging and board games, and was an excellent artist. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 25 years, Timothy Michaels; her siblings, Mary Rose Hensel, of Tarentum, Jo Ann (Mark) George, of Lower Burrell, Michael P. (Suzan) Hensel, of Frazer Township, Judith M. (Joseph) Strehlen, of Irwin, and Matthias J. "Matt" Hensel, of Tarentum. Also surviving are her nieces and nephews, Julie (Matthew) Smith, Justin, Shane and Kaitlin Hensel, and Sara Strehlen; and three great-nieces, Cassidy, Delaney and Marlee Smith.
At the request of the family, there will be no public visitation; however, all relatives and friends are invited at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, to attend a Christian Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, Harwick, with the Rev. Alan E. Morris officiating. Everyone please meet at church. Burial will be private in Sacred Heart-St. Peter Cemetery, Tarentum. Arrangements by DUSTER FUNERAL HOME INC., 347 E. 10th Ave., Tarentum, 724-224-1526.

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Published in The Valley News Dispatch on Jan. 30, 2018.
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February 6, 2018
Karen Shoop
January 31, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss.
Lisa Reed Remper-Arnold
January 31, 2018
My sincere sympathy to the Hensel family at this great loss. Know that Peggy will be in my prayers, as will all of you.
Sister Rita Yeasted, SFCC
January 30, 2018
To the Hensel family, My thoughts and prayers. Peggy was such a sweet person I remember her well from maintenance department at Emerson and the met up with her and family at OLOV . My Condolences, Kathy
Kathy Gillard
January 30, 2018
To the Hensel family...we are so sorry to hear of Peggy's doesn't seem so long ago when we were all kids playing on West 8th Avenue...the Gazarik family
January 30, 2018
Carl and family,So very sorry for your loss of such a young and talented woman. She is with loved ones now. Deborah and Regis Kennihan
Deborah Kennihan
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