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Marjorie J. McGroarty, 76,

Marjorie J. McGroarty, 76, New Albany, PA, passed away on Saturday morning, Nov. 5, 2011 at the Skilled Nursing Unit Memorial Hospital of Towanda, PA. Born on Jan. 27, 1935, she was the only child of late Lester and Myrtle Kobbe Keeney of New Albany. She was the wife of the late Charles M. McGroarty, who preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 2003.

She worked many years at the Endicott Johnson Shoe factory and also for Rynveld’s and Kauffman Boot Company. She was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish of Dushore.

Survivors include her four children and their spouses, Michael and Margaret McGroarty, Maureen and Roger Hoyt, Matthew and Glenda McGroarty and Edward and Michele McGroarty, all of New Albany; eight grandchildren, Josh and (Karen), Beau and (Alicia), Dalton and Dylan, Kylie and Shawn, Lacey and Kira and eight great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday morning, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. in St. Basil’s Church, 101 Churchill St., Dushore, with Rev. Joseph R. Hornick officiating. Family and friends attended a viewing on Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Dushore Ambulance Assoc., Julia St., Dushore, PA 18614 in Marjorie’s memory.


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