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Margareta "Margie" G. McElhaney of Hermitage passed away at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2017) in the Hospital of Sharon Regional Health System. She was 72.
Mrs. McElhaney was born April 19, 1945, in Australia, a daughter of Edward and Esmar Wade.
She moved to the United States when she was 1 year old and graduated from Mercer High School in 1963.
Margie was employed for 40 years in the office at Mel Grata Chevrolet, Hermitage, retiring in 2016.
Margie was of Methodist faith. She enjoyed being around her grandchildren, traveling, her two dogs, playing the piano and planting and gardening.
She is survived by: her husband, Thomas McElhaney, whom she married on Feb. 18, 1983; her mother, Esmar Wade, Reynolds; a daughter, Michelle Perkins and her husband Kevin, Sharon; a step-daughter, Leah McElhaney, Virginia; step-son, Thomas McElhaney, Sharon; a sister, Juanita Homer and her husband John, Grove City; three grandchildren, Joshua and Justin Beilstein and Stephani Burdette; and four great-grandchildren, Layla Beilstein, Taylor, Preston and Emma Burdette.
Margie was preceded in death by her father and step-daughter, Tamera McElhaney.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Sharon Regional Health Hospice, 1955 Shenango Valley Freeway, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Margareta "Margie" G., 72, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 5 p.m. until the time of service Monday (09-25-2017) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Funeral: 6 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with Rev. Stacie Pitts, chaplain of Sharon Regional Health System Hospice, officiating.
Published on September 21, 2017
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