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Margaret Ellen "Marge" Noga of Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly at 11 a.m., Wednesday (June 28, 2017) in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was 91.
Marge was born June 30, 1925, in West Middlesex, a daughter of Daniel Clyde and Melissa (Garrett) Metz.
A lifelong area resident, she was raised and educated in West Middlesex. She was employed at the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. and, with her husband, owned and operated Noga's Auto Wrecking in Shenango Township for many years.
Marge was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hermitage. She was also a longtime member of the Patagonia Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
She enjoyed crossword puzzles, music, going to casinos and family outings, particularly at their cabin in the Allegheny National Forest.
Marge was a caring and nurturing woman and the matriarch of her family. Although she was never a mother, she considered her nieces and nephews as her own children. She loved her family dearly, and they loved her even more.
Her husband, John "Pie" Noga, whom she married Oct. 10, 1945, passed away Oct. 22, 2008.
Surviving are: nieces and nephews, Sally Glaser Dufford; Carol Glaser and her husband John Donaldson; Kathryn Bailley; Trudy and Lincoln Rombold; Palma Glaser; Ronald Glaser; Dale Glaser; William and Trudy Glaser; Robert and Faith Glaser; Carl and Elma Metz; Ed and Patti Brenner; Tammie and John Blazer; Sarah Lavoie; Dave and Tonya VanOrd; Sage Ellen VanOrd; Brennen John VanOrd; and Amanda Clark and Tyler Titus and their daughter AvaLee Ellen Titus, who made their home with Marge; and a sister-in-law, Mary Sobey.
Besides her husband, Marge was preceded in death by: her parents; a sister, Gladys Glaser; and two brothers, Lawrence and Carl Metz.

Margaret, 91, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 10 a.m., until the time of service on Saturday (7-1-17) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: 1 p.m., Saturday (7-1-17) in the funeral home, with Rev. Gary Nelson, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hermitage, officiating.
Interment: Holy Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on June 29, 2017
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