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Margaret J. (Davis) Ort

August 26, 1934 ~ August 24, 2018 (age 83)

Margaret J. Ort, 83, 64 Irish Lane, Lock Haven, PA died August 24, 2018 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.  Born August 26, 1934 Delaware Twp., Juniata Co., Pennsylvania 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 E. Novosel who survives at home.

Marge was a graduate of the Juniata Joint High School in Mifflintown, PA.  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 travelling, visiting family and enjoying the great outdoors.

Survivors include:

       2 Sons:  Roger A. (Kitty) Ort, Mill Hall, PA and Thomas E. (Sharon) Ort, Shady Springs, WVA

       2 Step-Daughters: Dr. Sherri L. Novosel-Maetozo  and Tami J. (Barry) Kirk both of St. Augustine, FL

       1 Step-Son Gregory S. (Melany) Novosel, Middletown, DE

       12 Grandchildren

       6 Great-Grandchildren

*** Preceded in death by:

       1 Daughter:  Pamela Jane Rhodes who died July 24, 2009

       2 Sisters:  Betty Ort and Susan Marquart

       2 Brothers: William and John Davis

A funeral service honoring the life of Margaret J. Ort will be held Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:30 AM 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, PA.

Friends will be received Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 6-8 PM in the funeral home. 

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

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

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