E. Marjorie “Margie” (Richardson) Bland

By William Snyder Funeral Home | Posted in: William Snyder Funeral Home

E. Marjorie “Margie” (Richardson) Bland, age 78, of Turtle Creek, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was born October 21, 1938 in Wilkinsburg, a daughter of the late Daniel E. Richardson Jr. and Violet Irene (Harry) Cochran. She retired in 2001, as the secretary to the President of Colton Truck Electric, Inc. in California where she lived for over 40 years. She returned to Pennsylvania in 2001 after her retirement. Her interests were bowling, Yahtzee, Bunco, Canasta, ceramics and working. She was also a volunteer at the Turtle Creek Center since 2005. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a half-sister Diane; cousins Carol Ann Ritzel and Laurette Bentz; extended family Toots Meyers. She is survived by her sister Nancy Lee (David) Arendas of Irwin; various cousins scattered about; and adopted family Hazel (George) Perry of California and their grandsons Anthony Perry and his two children of Las Vegas, Nevada and Maria and Ayren Russell Perry of Arkansas and his two children; extended family Rosemarie Batey of California, Carol Cehlar of North Versailles and Louise Malego of McKeesport.

There will be no visitation or service per Margie’s request. Arrangements handled by the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. Memorial contributions can be made to the Diabetes Foundation at www.diabetes.org.

Originally published August 12, 2017.

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