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Margaret R. Bricker

Born: Mon., Sep. 25, 1905
Died: Tue., Dec. 4, 2012

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Margaret R. Bricker, 107, of Winfield Twp., went to be with the Lord at 4:16 p.m., Tuesday, December 4th, while in the company of family members, at Fair Winds Manor.

Margaret was born in South Buffalo Twp. on September 25, 1905. She was the daughter of the late Ella R. (Sloan) and William B. Hughes. She was the widow of Gayle A. Bricker, Sr. who passed in 1967. Margaret was a wonderful homemaker for her family. She had attended Slate Lick United Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the Slate Lick U.P. Church Quilters. Blue Star Mothers of America and the Senior Citizens Group of Saxonburg.

She is survived by her son Gayle A. Bricker, Jr., of Winfield Twp. She will be sadly missed by all of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren

Preceded in death by her 2 sons, Cecil H. and Donald E. Bricker, daughter, Dorothy L. Bricker Campbell. 2 daughter in laws, Betty (Durst) Bricker and Joan A. (Stumme) Bricker. And her two brothers, John and Robert Hughes.

Margaret and her husband enjoyed traveling all over the United States, including trips to Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and the Pacific Ocean to name a few, towing a small trailer behind their car. In the early 1950's, they even took a sightseeing tour to Cuba. When they were not traveling, Margaret took care of the family farm tending to the animals, gardening and canning the harvest. Margaret enjoyed making quilts and hand-made hundreds for family and friends, as well as countless crocheted afghans and other items. She lived in her home until she was 104 years old, only to go to a personal care facility, where reading her Bible and other books was an enjoyable pastime along with visiting with family and friends. While at Fair Winds Manor, where she was known to all as Grandma, she liked playing Bingo, visiting with Chaplain Nathan, and watching the birds from the comfort of her chair.

Family and friends will be received on Friday Dec. 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport.

Viewing will continue Sat Dec. 8th from 10-11 am at the Slate Lick United Presbyterian Church in Slate Lick. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 am in the church Rev. Mark Davis and Rev. Nathan Bramlet officiating.

Burial services will be held in the Slate Lick Cemetery Kittanning, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Slate Lick United Presbyterian Church 106 Brown Rd. Freeport, PA 16229 or To send a condolence visit, www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com .

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Kathy Campbell PC Aide

To Gayle and family, Grandma was such a pleasure to take care of and a joy to be around. She is missed so much by all of us at Fair Winds. I only knew her for 2 years but it seemed like I knew her for many more. I will miss her very much. I will always remember the day that I kissed her on the right cheek. She smiled at me then turned her left cheek to me and smiled. Then said ''Other side." So I kissed her left cheek too. She brought many happy memories to me that I will remember always. My deepest sympathies go out to you for your lose of a wonderful Lady.

Susan Check

To the Bricker family...Sorry for your loss of Aunt Margaret . She was a special lady. Love to all.

Sallie and John Lucchino

We were sorry to hear of Aunt Margaret's passing...she surely lived a long and loving life. She left a beautiful family to carry on her love and kindness. I can just picture my mother and Aunt Margaret sitting together and enjoying a long talk. My mother had a special place in her heart for her. I will always remember her sweet smile. Our very deepest sympathy. May God Bless!

Florence and Sally Johnston

Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Remembering all the good memories we have from church.



Sincerely,

Florence and Sally Johnston


Dan, Denise, Kyle, and Lily Hawks

You have our deepest sympathies. Mrs. Bricker's home is now our home and we will always be grateful to her and Gayle. May God continue to bless your family through this difficult time.

Judy Snyder

Dear Gayle,

I was not aware that Grandma had gone to herLord until Paula told me today. I wish youpeace,hope, and love for she was a joy and she will be sadly missed. My Mom passed (Steffie) on Nov. 22 and I know that only time will heal, but they will never br forgotton.


Jill

Even though Margaret lived a full long life I I know this is a very difficult time for the family. Something that has always given me comfort is a scripture at Revelation 21:4, it says, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." I sincerely hope this brings you some comfort.



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