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Margie Jean Whited
She was born December 13, 1934, in Rimersburg, PA, the daughter of Jacob and Bessie (Womeldorf) Keefer.
Margie grew up in Rimersburg and graduated from Union High School in 1952. She then attended Butler Nursing School, completing her studies in 1955. Margie went on to spend her nursing career working in Butler Memorial Hospital, nursing homes in Akron, OH, and Natrona Heights, PA, and as a private duty nurse in Pittsburgh.
Margie lived in Lower Burrell and Sarver most of her adult life. She was active with the Butler Nursing School Alumni members and organized several Union High School reunions. She was a gifted pianist and organist since grade school, and played piano with several local bands in the Clarion area during and after her high school years. Margie loved to cook and was especially known for her magnificent pies.
Her memory will be cherished by her son, Mark Eugene Whited, of Arlington, VA; grandchildren, Kelsey Jean Nerrie and husband, Erik, of Hollywood, CA and Jay Wesley Whited and wife, Ashten, of Farmville, VA; great-granddaughter, Claire Whited; nephews, Greg, David and Dan Whited, Karl and Eric Slaughenhaupt, and Arthur Keefer; and nieces, Elyse Douglas, Leanne Pope, Patty Jacobs, and Kathy Barker.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Gene Marlin Whited, whom she married December 1, 1956, and who died February 9, 2018; and brother, Arthur Keefer.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018, at Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 758 Main St., Rimersburg, PA.
Additional visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Deeter officiating.
Interment will be in Rimersburg Cemetery, Rimersburg, PA.
Arrangements are being handled by Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
To leave a condolence for Margie’s family or view a tribute honoring her life, visit www.bauerhillisfuneral.com.
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