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Margaret A. Lilley, 93 of Selinsgrove, entered into rest on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services-Sunbury.

She was the wife of the late Albert M. Lilley, who preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2005. The couple were married for 61 years at the time of his passing.

Margaret was born at home in Port Trevorton on April 19, 1924, the daughter of the late William Nelson and Maggie (Brown) Heintzelman.

She was a member of Zion (Hall's) Lutheran Church, Port Trevorton, the Port Trevorton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, and the Selinsgrove Senior Center.

Margaret enjoyed cooking.

She loved her family.

Margaret is survived by her five children and their spouses; Charles and Nancy Lilley, and Donald K. and Gail Lilley, of Selinsgrove, Victoria J. Knight, Kenneth L. and Joan Lilley, and James R. and Beverly Lilley, of Liverpool; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by her son-in-law Rick Knight three sisters and six brothers.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing from 9 to 11a.m., Monday, at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Rt. 35, Mt. Pleasant Mills, followed by the funeral at 11, with retired Pastor Henry Dorman officiating.

Burial will be in Zion (Hall's) Lutheran Cemetery, Port Trevorton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Margaret to Zion (Hall's) Lutheran Church, c/o Howard Lauver, Treasurer, 7436 S. Susquehanna Trail, Port Trevorton, PA 17864.
Published on January 26, 2018
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