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Margaret Himes

d. October 21, 2014

Margaret M. Himes, 97, Mifflinburg

Margaret Mae Himes, 97, of 1634 Pine Bark Lane, formerly of Glen Iron, entered into rest at 2:25 a.m., Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at home.

She was born October 29, 1916, a daughter of the late Lester and Jennie (Heeter) Krick. On April 24, 1934, she married Sherman M. Himes, who preceded her in death February 24, 2000.

Margaret was a member of the Christ's United Lutheran Church, Millmont.

She enjoyed quilting, baking, canning foods, playing her old organ, and chatting on the phone with her friends and family. Even at the age of 97, Margaret enjoyed playing "Angry Birds" on her grandchildren's Ipad.

Surviving are four daughters and two sons-in-law, Marie and Donald Pick of Sugar Loaf, Bernice Hornberger of Royersford, Janice Moore of Northumberland, and Pearl and Norman Strickler of Millmont; three sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Peggy Himes of Mifflinburg, Dennis and Barb Himes of Spring City, and Kenneth and Ruth Himes of Honeybrook; two sisters, Hulda Ditzler of Milton, and Pauline Shuler of Jersey Shore; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Leatha Krick of Limestoneville, and Paul and Gloria Krick of Limestoneville; 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband of 66 years, she was preceded in death by one sister, Mildred Snook; and one grandson, Barry E. Pick.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, at the Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren, 46 Brethren Church Rd., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11, with Pastor Eric Reamer, officiating.

Burial will be in the Baker's Church Cemetery, McClure.

Memorial gifts may be made to Lewisburg Home Health, 235 Hospital Dr., Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

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Visitation Details

Friday, October 24th, 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am, Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren

Service Details

Friday, October 24th, 2014, 11:00am, Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren

Interment Details

Baker's Church Cemetery

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