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Margaret A. (Artz) Smith

February 12, 1917 ~ February 16, 2019 (age 102)

Margaret A. (Artz) Smith! A member of Willow Grove Methodist Church for over  72 years, where she had been a Sunday school teacher (of 12 year olds), was in charge of the Acolytes, and always served faithfully.

Margaret (aka Peggy) had a long, healthy and happy life. She is the oldest of 11 children... 7 girls and 4 boys, all born in Maryland. Happily still around are 2 sisters Barbara Breichner, and Bonnie L. Grenier, she keeps in touch with them by phone and greeting cards.

Peggy graduated from Williamsport High School in Williamsport, Maryland. She attended their class reunions for many, many years. Much of her early years growing up was on farms where one of her many chores included milking the cows twice a day with her sister, Fae. Married at age 19. Her husband John (died 1966) and she has been a widow ever since. They had two children, Wayne (who died in 1976) and Peggy Ann and her husband Tom who live in Ocala, Florida.

Peggy kept in touch with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. (2 grandsons, 6 great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews) which really keeps her mind busy. She has lived in the same home for over 65 years and worked for many years until the age of 92.

Relatives and friends are invited to her graveside service on Thursday February 21, 2019 at 12:15pm at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, 1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA 19002. (please gather at the office).

Arrangements by John J. Bryers Funeral Home www.bryersfh.com

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