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Margaret M. “Marge” Hargesheimer, 94 of Gloucester City

Margaret M. “Marge” Hargesheimer (nee Smith), age 94 of Gloucester City, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2022. Born on July 7, 1928, in Gloucester City, Daughter of Charles P. Smith, Sr. & his wife Catherine (nee Cassidy).

Marge is a loving wife, mother, and “Mommom” who devoted her life to her family. Screen Shot 2022-09-26 at 21.25.19

She was predeceased by her late husband Harry L. Hargesheimer, Sr. in 1978 as well as her 7 brothers, 3 sisters, and longtime companion Thomas Schoell. 

Marge is survived by her sons Harry L., Jr. (Pat), and Michael F. (Victoria). She was the loving “Mommom Marge” to her granddaughters; Lisa Laxton (Steve) , Brenda Barford (Brendan), Sandra Hargesheimer (Rhiannon), and her grandsons; John Cathers (Wendy), Michael Cathers (April), Daniel Hargesheimer (Kerri) and James Cathers (Stephanie). She is the proud great-grandmother of 14. Marge is also survived and will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Lorraine Smith, niece Diane Wirt and her nephew Joseph Hargesheimer as well as many other nieces, nephews, “Nurse Jackie” Spencer, Shirley, and Ed Sammacicci. 

Marge retired from K-Mart and was a member of the Townsend C. Young VFW Post 3620 Ladies Auxiliary, and American Legion Post 135 Ladies Auxiliary, both in Gloucester. Marge loved the string bands and shopping. She had been a longtime resident of Gloucester Towne Apartments and had made her home there for 32 years. 

Relatives, friends, neighbors, and mummers are invited to gather with the Hargesheimer family. We’ll be sharing our heartfelt stories on Wednesday morning between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm at Creran Celebration Etherington & Creran Funeral Homes 700 Powell St. Gloucester City where a remembrance ceremony will be celebrated at 12:00 pm. A graveside tribute and the witness of love’s reunion will immediately follow at Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. 

As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Greater Delaware Valley Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Greater Deleware Valley JDRF 555 Croton Rd., Suite 111, King of Prussia, PA 19406. 

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