Margaret Ann Naugle
Margaret Ann Naugle, 80, of Sunbury, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, surrounded by her family.
She was born May 30, 1939, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late William B. and Sara (Cornelius) Savidge. On April 6, 1958, she married Larry Naugle who preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 2017. Together they celebrated 59 years of marriage.

Margaret was a 1957 graduate of Sunbury High School. After graduation and marriage, she moved to Rhode Island with Larry as he served in the Navy. They returned to Sunbury and she held several part-time jobs before becoming employed by Robert E. Diehl Sr., CPA, a Christian man, where she greeted clients and eventually learned to help with preparing tax returns. She continued her employment in the accounting field until her retirement from Amerman & Amerman.

Margaret was a member of the Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, where she was involved in many church activities. She served as past president of the United Methodist Women and attended many lay witness missions where she shared her love of her Savior and how He was present in her life.

Margaret enjoyed life and it was evident in her personality. She made everyone she met feel welcomed and loved. In addition to impacting peoples' lives through her work and church, she also touched the lives of many young people as a Girl Scout Leader and treasurer of the Shikellamy Marching Braves for many years. She also chaperoned many band trips.

Her most joyous times were spent surrounded by her family and friends. She spent many hours at cheerleading competitions, softball games, basketball games, and shopping with her grandchildren. Their best memories of grandma are sleepovers, when they could stay up late, and going to the Christmas parade. Marg loved camping; specifically, the annual group outing on Memorial Day when we would celebrate her birthday. She enjoyed playing cards, going to the movies, and lunching with "the cronies". Of course, anyone who knew Marg, knows she loved her Penn State Nittany Lions. We often joked that her blood was "blue and white". She enjoyed many Saturday tailgates with friends and family at Beaver Stadium.

Margaret is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Dave Neitz of Sunbury, Brenda and Curt Hull of Northumberland, and Karen and Shaun Hull of Bloomsburg; seven grandchildren, Lindsey and her husband Jesse Scholl, Jeremy and his wife Amanda Haas, Benjamin Haas and his companion Kami, Justine and her husband Andrew Brown, Sara Hull and her companion Dylan, Ellen Hull, and Olivia Hull; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Carolyn Allen, Kay Treas, Sara Shannon, and Kathy and Bruce Woodcock; and three brothers and one sister-in-law, Jesse and Mary Savidge, Jim Savidge, and Robert Savidge; and numerous nieces and nephews. A brother and sister-in-law, William and Kate Savidge, preceded her in death.

Family and friends are welcome from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, Sunbury, where a memorial and celebration of Marg's life will be conducted at 3 p.m. The family encourages all visitors to help celebrate Marg's victory and honor her life by wearing your Penn State attire.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the memorial fund of Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, Sunbury.

The family would like to take this opportunity to extend our appreciation to the nurses and staff of The Mansion Nursing and Rehabilitation for the love and care they provided for our mother.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.
Published on January 14, 2020


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Gary T Bingaman
Mar 27, 2020
My sincere condolences to Margaret's family. Marg and I were classmates in the Sunbury High School Class of 1957 and we were also classmates at the 4th Ward. I saw Marg last summer at the Edison Hotel at a Class of 57 function, she was in the Mansion then but one of her Daughter's brought her. Marg was an original, a genuine loving kind person, I will miss seeing her smiling face. Marg rest in eternal peace.
Pamela Rodkey
Jan 21, 2020
Cheryl , I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very special person. Heaven gained an angel. She has no more suffering and has joined your dad. I bet is was a wonderful homecoming for her. Hugs and prayers my dear friend.
Cheryl Hudson (Eyster)
Jan 19, 2020
I loved Marg! We met at church during a very difficult time in my life and she made me feel welcomed and appreciated. I was delighted to also discover we were neighbors. She had such a joyful, welcoming vitality that I was fed by just being around her. She even forgave me when I moved away and started working for Ohio State! What a glorious homegoing she must have had as she was welcomed into God’s presence! Praying for all of those she left behind.
Lisa Wolfgang Snyder
Jan 16, 2020
My prayers and condolences to you and your family in your time of loss. She was quite a lady from my memory. I always thought she was kind and funny. I hope all of your memories provide you with some comfort in this difficult time.
Susan Portzline
Jan 16, 2020
Marg was a joy to be around; she emitted vitality, enthusiasm and love. Especially her faith and love for family. She became a cousin through marriage to my cousin Larry and we became closer when I moved to Sunbury. Any time spent with her was special. Prayers, love and hugs to all who miss her.
Ellen Koser
Jan 15, 2020
Scott and I spent a short time in Sunbury
But we spent several special visit with Larry and Marg
We became very close and spent time sharing our faith and how much we Love our Lord
We feel Very Blessed to have Marg consider us as part of her family
I know she is dancing on the golden streets of Heaven
She truly touched our lives
Mary Ellen Crawford
Jan 15, 2020
What a wonderful lady! She will be missed! Because of my dad's health, he is not aware that his sister-in-law is with the Lord. He loved her dearly and his heart would be hurting deeply.
Nicole and Robert Delbaugh
Jan 15, 2020
Got to talk to Marg in Dec 16 we had a nice visit at the Mansion the day we arrived to see our brother in law Richard Willard who is also at The Mansion .God bless all of her Family . Our prayers are with you. o ur friend is at peace..
Staci A. (Reffeor) Kuester
Jan 15, 2020
I have fond memories of Marg. Learning accounting skills from her when we worked together. To this day I use what she taught me and appreciated the time she took to teach me. I certainly remember her Penn State pride and her fingernails. LOL She had great fingernails. I'd like to extend my sympathy to the family and want them to know she touched my life. I can still hear her laughing. She was a hoot!
Diane Brown
Jan 14, 2020
Marg was such a special lady. She was so much fun to be with, her smile, her, laugh and her love for everyone is what I will always remember about her. Even during her sickness she always had that joyful personality! She sure was an inspiration to me! I'm going to miss her at your family gatherings but I know she's rejoicing with Jesus now!❤️ My sincere sympathy to all of her family.😢🙏🏼
Patti McCaslin
Jan 14, 2020
Marg was so full of life. She never let any of her illnesses get her down. She was an inspiration to me and many others. Rest in peace Marg.