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Margaret A. Handel

April 20, 1940 — July 20, 2022

Margaret A. Handel, 82, of White Oak, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She was born April 20, 1940 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Joseph Hromyak Jr. and the late Catherine (Hook) Hromyak. She was the wife of the late Frederick G. Handel, Sr., who passed away April 17, 2001. She was an active member of Refuge Church in Manor. Reading scripture gave her peace and comfort. Margaret was also a member and former EMT at Greenock Fire Co. in Elizabeth Township, and a Boy Scout Den Mother. She was a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1958 and Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1960. Margaret was an RN and had retired from Jefferson Hospital after 20 years of service. She previously worked for US Steel Homestead and US Steel Clairton. She is survived by her daughter, Laura M. Handel of Clearfield, sons, Frederick G. (Kimberly) Handel of State College, and William R. (Karen) Handel of Greenock Heights, grandchildren, Rachel (Benjamin) White, Joseph Handel, Clark Handel and Rose Handel, great grandchildren, Paul White and Calliope White. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Hromyak. Friends are welcome Friday, July 22, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm and Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 9-11am at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township.(412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 11 am. Interment will follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
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Friday, July 22, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, July 22, 2022

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

6028 Smithfield St, Boston, PA 15135

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