MARGARET E. MOHARMargaret E. Mohar, 92, of Virginia, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Mountain Iron.
Margaret E. Mohar, 92, of Virginia, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Mountain Iron.
She was born on April 12, 1920 in Franklin Location to Virginia to Paul and Lucy Starkovich and had been a life-long Virginia resident.
On May 1, 1943, she married Anthony "Tony" Mohar in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Virginia.
Margaret worked for Jarmin's, Inc. in Virginia as a sales associate and a buyer; was the owner of Mohar's Liquor Store in Virginia and was a homemaker.
Margaret was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church of Virginia; KSKJ Lodge; Martha-Mary Guild, where she served as president, secretary and treasurer; and was an active member of the church finance committee.
Margaret was a woman, strong in her convictions and sincere in her actions. She maintained a matriachal status with her numerous nieces and nephews who treasured her dearly. It was in the giving to and helping others that she received her joy. She was quick to pick up a paint brush, help clean a house, trim a bedrangled tree, plant a flower, hang Christmas lights, make Christmas wreaths for others and church, chauffer friends to early mass, and to always have a pot of coffee ready to share.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Tony; three brothers, Michael, George and John; two sisters, Ann Sandstrom and Mary Raukar; and three nephews, Jerome, Michael (Mickey) and Larry.
She is survived by sister-in-law Lucie Starkovich of Virginia; 12 nieces and nephews, John "Sonny" (Donna) Raukar, Matthew (Carol) Raukar, George "Chub" Starkovich, Thomas (Shannon) Starkovich, Maryann (James) Hirsch, JoErnesta (Bruce R.) Johnson, Luan (Len) Gentilini, Pia Starkovich, Paul (Annalisa) Starkovich, John (Diane) Starkovich, Jr., Peter Starkovich and Michael Starkovich; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 in Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia with Rev. Fr. John O'Donnell and Rev. Fr. John Doyle as con-celebrants. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service in the church, with a 9 a.m. rosary. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Virginia. Memorials are preferred to the donor's choice. Arrangements are with the Landmark Funeral Home of Virginia
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