Margaret E. Masden

Margaret Elizabeth “Peg” Masden, 83, of Jersey Shore, formerly of Beech Creek, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Manor Care in Jersey Shore.

She was born on May 11, 1933, the daughter of the late John Sr. Kirby and Marie Swisher Kirby Bitner.

Margaret married Russell Masden, who preceded her in death.

She was a member of the PA Mt. Laurel Chapter Society of Decorative Painters.

Peg is survived by three daughters, Kathy (Frank) Pheonix of McVeytown, Debra (Casey) Spangler of Blanchard and Diane (Michael) Day of Beech Creek; two brothers, Charles Fred Bitner of Tennessee and Richard Bitner of Castanea; six grandchildren, Spencer-Phoenix, Rebecca and Megan Spangler, Joshua, Jordan and Emily Day; and two great-grandchildren, Paityn and Cael Day.

She was preceded in death by one brother, John Kirby Jr.; and one sister, Shirley Kirby.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at the Schencks Cemetery in Howard Township.