Margaret A. Confer, 83, a resident of Centre Crest Nursing Home since 2013, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 as a result of complications of Covid-19. The family would like to thank the staff for the exceptional care their Mother received for all the years she was in their care.
She was born Jan. 7, 1937 in Bellefonte, a daughter of the late William and Claire Haupt Ishler. On December 31, 1954 she was united in marriage to Jerry E. Confer, he preceded her Aug. 27, 2011.
Margaret was a member of the Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jacksonville. She worked at Restaurants in the Bellefonte area for 25 years. She enjoyed yard sales and working on puzzle books.
Margaret graduated in the Howard High Class of 1954.
She is survived by three sons, Gary ( Jaci ) of Bellefonte, Timothy ( Vicky ) of Pleasant Gap, and Thomas ( Sandy ) of Howard, one daughter, Sharon ( Dean Shirk ) Herman of Centre Hall, two grandchildren, Kenna ( Shawn ) Kurtz of Pleasant Gap and Shane ( Vanessa ) Billett of Yarnell and three Great- grandchildren, two sisters, Phyllis Rockey and Delores Hoy of Bellefonte, a brother, Ronald Ishler of Flemington. She was preceded in death by her son, Terry, a son-in-law, Denny Herman, a brother, Wilbur Ishler, and a infant brother.
Funeral services will be Friday, December 11, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Cindy Killinger officiating. Friends will be received for 1 hour prior to the service. CDC guidelines will be followed.
Burial will be at Jacksonville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Centre Crest Auxillary, 502 E. Howard St., Bellefonte.
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