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Marguerite Joan Chambers
December 16, 2023
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Marguerite "Marge" Joan Chambers, age 96, of Wellsboro, PA, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at home surrounded by family. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, to Thomas Peter Norton and Louise C. (Grieger) Norton.
Marguerite devoted her life to her family. She is the proud mother of two daughters, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Her loving husband of 74 years Robert William Chambers passed away in April. She had remained close with her cousins and the neighbors she had befriended over the years. Every holiday was an event and special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays were celebrated lavishly. Everyone who knew her, loved her for her warm personality and contagious sense of humor. She was frequently referred to as the mother everyone wanted to have. She was lovingly referred to by those who knew her best as "Sas" the nickname given to her by her first grandchild Michael.
Marguerite was a devoted Catholic and a member of the St. Peters Catholic Church of Wellsboro.
Marguerite is survived by her two daughters, Mary Ann Pelkey of Wellsboro, PA, and Marguerite "Peggy" (Michael) Pacholski of Marlton, NJ; four grandchildren: Michael Robert Pelkey, Meghan Allison (John) Selander, Michael Christopher (Kelsey) Pacholski, Robert Matthew (Anna Katharine) Pacholski; five great grandchildren: Marguerite Jean Selander, Rebecca Marie Selander, Abigail Marilyn Selander, Emma Rose Pacholski, Jack Michael Pacholski. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and her sister Katherine Ann (Norton) Brett.
Friends and family are invited to pay tribute to Marguerite's life from 9am to 10am on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10am at the St. Peters Catholic Church with a burial to follow at the Wellsboro Cemetery. Her family recommends those who may need lodging to reach out to the Penn Wells Motor Lodge of Wellsboro www.pennwells.com, (570) 724-3463. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Marguerite's name to be made to Catholic Charities Appeal- donate online to catholiccharitiesappeal.org or mail to Catholic Charities Appeal cl# 4710 P.O. Box 95000 Philadelphia PA 19195-0001.
Her family has entrusted the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home 139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA, with her arrangements, to share a memory of condolence with her family, visit www.tusseymosher.com