HERMITAGE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Margaret E. “Muncey” Schneider of Hermitage, formerly of Oakwood Drive, Brookfield, passed away Wednesday, June 16, after a brief illness.
Muncey, as she was most commonly known, was born November 16, 1935 in Sharon, one of three children born to Julius and Helen (Kormos) Darko.
She graduated from Sharon High School in 1953. Following high school, Muncey attended what was Sharon General Hospital School of Nursing, where she graduated in 1956 as a Registered Nurse.
She spent 40 years in the nursing field, retiring from the office of Doctors Perfett and Gallagher.
Muncey was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon and a former member of St. Bernadette’s Church, Masury, Ohio.
She had a talent for crafting, most notably wreaths she made for family, friends and various non-profit organizations to be raffled off as a fundraiser. Muncey also enjoyed being outdoors working in her flower garden.
She was married to the late John R. Schneider on June 6, 1959 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Farrell and he preceded her in death November 4, 2014.
Muncey is survived by her three children, Kathleen Preskitt and her husband, Ed, Fort Worth, Texas, Kevin Schneider of South Pymatuning Township and Laura Schneider of Pulaski; a sister, Vivian Marley of Conneaut, Ohio; a brother-in-law, William (Lorie) Schneider of Park Ridge, Illinois and sisters-in-law, Arlene Darko and Barbara Schneider, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard R. Darko and brother-in-law, Raymond J. Marley.
In lieu of flowers, her family suggests memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Buhl Regional Health Foundation, 701 Pierce Avenue, Suite 1, Sharpsville, PA 16150.
In keeping with Muncey’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in St. Rose Cemetery Chapel, 779 Dutch Lane, Hermitage, PA 16148, with Rev. Matthew Ruyechan, as celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage
Arrangements by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 1090 E. State Street, Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
A television tribute will air Sunday, June 20, at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.