Margaret J. Ort

Margaret J. Ort, 83, of 64 Irish Ln., Lock Haven, died Aug. 24, 2018 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born Aug. 26, 1934 in Delaware Township, Juniata County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Simon and Gertrude Leonard Davis.

On March 13, 1952 she married William E. Ort who died April 17, 1989.

On April 25, 2009 she married Richard Novosel who survives at home.

Marge was a graduate of the Juniata Joint High School in Mifflintown.

She retired in 1998 from Truckstops of America where she had worked for 25 years and was the Assistant restaurant manager.

Marge was a member of the Order of Eastern Star where she had twice served as Worthy Matron.

She was a member of the Covenant United Methodist Church in Lock Haven. In her retirement years she enjoyed traveling, visiting family and enjoying the great outdoors.

She is survivored by two sons, Roger A. (Kitty) Ort, of Mill Hall, and Thomas E. (Sharon) Ort, of Shady Springs, West Virginia; two step-daughters, Dr. Sherri L. Novosel-Maetozo and Tami J. (Barry) Kirk, both of St. Augustine, Fla.; one step-son Gregory S. (Melany) Novosel, of Middletown, Del. and 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela Jane Rhodes who died July 24, 2009; two sisters, Betty Ort and Susan Marquart and two brothers William and John Davis.

A funeral service honoring the life of Margaret J. Ort will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, Pa. with her pastor, Alison Grove officiating. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall.

Friends will be received Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

An Order of Eastern Star memorial service will be conducted at 8 p.m.

Family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Covenant United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, PA 17751

Online condolences can be made at www.wetzlerfuneralhome.org.

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