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Margaret Reasoner

Obituary for Margaret Reasoner

October 25, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Margaret Reasoner (nee Morrison), of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at home. She was 95 years old. "Marge" as she affectionately was known by her family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on July 14, 1923 to the late Harry and Mary (nee McCloy) Morrison. She was the wife to the late Carl H. Schnauffer who passed away in 1968 and also the late Raymond L. Reasoner, Sr. who passed away in 2002.

Marge always enjoyed the holidays and especially family gatherings. Marge started an annual holiday cookie exchange with her daughters and granddaughters in 2002 which became one of her favorite traditions which she looked forward to every holiday season. Her favorite part was when it was time to taste all the different cookies.

Marge adored all the "doggies" in the family, especially her own. She was a true pet lover and enjoyed spoiling them all with treats.

Marge loved Gardening and being outside in her yard come Spring, Summer and Fall. She was very proud of her home and loved decorating inside and out through all the holidays and seasons.

Marge enjoyed traveling by Motorhome and was able to see a large part of the country during the 80's and 90's.

Marge is survived by her children; Carol A. Dalton (Ron), Ronald Schnauffer (Diane), Debbie A. Crossley (Tom), Alice Stuart (Jim), Jackie Tartaglione, Mary Reasoner, Jim Reasoner, and Michele "Shelly" Noetzel (Stephen). She was preceded in death by her son Raymond L. Reasoner, Jr, 2 Grandsons, Carl J. Schnauffer and Anthony Tartaglione as well as her seven siblings. Marge is survived also by 20 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Relatives and friends are invited to Marge's Life Celebration on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. At John F. Givnish of Academy Road, 10975 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154 and on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 9:00-9:50 a.m. at St. Martha's Catholic Church, 11301 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154 followed by her funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marge's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Family services are entrusted to John F. Givnish of Academy Road. 215-281-0100.

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  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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Norristown, PA 19401
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