Margie E. Liptak, 88, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown after a lengthy illness.
Margie was born in Walston, Pa., (Jefferson County) on March 16, 1926, to Steve and Anna (Fairman) Farcus.
Upon graduating from Saints Cosmas and Damian High School in Punxsutawney, Margie worked in the grocery business, eventually
becoming manager of stores in Punxsutawney and St. Marys.
Later, she joined Pure Carbon in St. Marys, where she worked until retirement in 1991.
Margie married George L. Liptak in June 1957, and the couple resided in Byrnedale.
Margie and George were members of St. Josephs Church in Force. They had no children.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; brothers John, William and George Farcus of Walston; and sisters Agnes Van Gelder and Mary Ginter of St. Marys.
She is survived by her brother Paul (wife Nedra); two sisters-in-law, Marie Farcus of Walston and Matilda Liptak of Weedville; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Margie loved to spend her time cooking for her family and friends and taking care of her home.
She had a deep devotion to her faith and lived a life of caring for others.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014, from 3-5 p.m., and Monday, June 30, 2014, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home in Penfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Force, with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Tyler officiating.
Interment will follow in Church Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home of Penfield.