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Margie Nita (Shambaugh) Spahr

February 10, 1930 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 92)

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Margie Nita (Shambaugh) Spahr

Margie Nita (Shambaugh) Spahr, age 92, of Mechanicsburg, passed away while surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 7, 2022.  Margie was born on Monday, February 10, 1930, in Mechanicsburg to the late Clarence Leroy Shambaugh and Abbie (Lockwood) Shambaugh.  Margie was the widow of Carl “Gene” Eugene Spahr, whom she married on January 28, 1949, and who died on December 30, 2011.  In addition to her parents and husband, Margie is preceded in death by her two sisters: Laura Hershey and Jane Funck.

Margie’s survivors include her three daughters: Margene N. Harper and husband, Robert, of Mechanicsburg, Anne Thorne and husband, Jim, of Minehead, England, Denise Passmore and husband, Joe, of Minehead, England; her four granddaughters: Donna, Becki, Abbie and Dana; her four grandsons: Keith, Kirk, Joshua and David; her three great-grandchildren: Andrew, Tori and Harry; her brother, Jack Shambaugh of Mechanicsburg; and her beloved feline companion, Punkin.

Margie’s family will be celebrating her life at a later date.  Interment in Mechanicsburg Cemetery will be at the family’s convenience.  Cremation was private.

Contributions in celebration of Margie’s life can be made to Homeland at Home Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 115, Harrisburg, PA 17110, www.HomelandatHome.org/donate or to Speranza Animal Rescue, 1216 Brandt Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, www.speranzarescue.org/donate.

Margie’s family has entrusted her care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Margie’s full obituary, view her memorial video and portrait, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign her official guest book by visiting Buhrig.com.

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