Margaret A. Clapie, age 81, of White Oak, died July 15, 2017, at UPMC McKeesport. Born August 10, 1935, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Don E. and Annie (Dickson) Clapie.
Margaret retired from the Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health Service Mhmr. She also worked for the G.C. Murphy Co. home office, in her early years. She was a member of the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Margaret was also a member of SMERFS, which was formed from the former G.C. Murphy Co. employees. Margaret’s true love was enjoying the time she spent with her family.
She is survived by her sister, Edna (Samuel) Reitz of White Oak; nephew; Samuel (Darlene) Reitz, Jr., of North Huntingdon , niece, Cheri (Nickolas) Ionadi of Elizabeth Twp.; nephew, William R. “Rick” Clapie of Sharpsville; great nieces and great nephews, Nicole and Caitlin Ionadi, Ashley (Harrison) Hamill and Samuel Reitz, III, Julia Clapie and Ashley Clapie. In addition to her parents, Margaret was also preceded in death by a brother, William Clapie. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow in the Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions are suggested to Family Hospice Development Dept., 50 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243.
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Originally published July 16, 2017.