Margaret Lillian Peace Hauck, age 90, of Ellenboro, N.C., died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at her residence.
Margaret was born June 10, 1923, in Clearfield County, Pa., to the late Reese Irvin Peace and Kathryn Melinda Shepler Peace.
She was a homemaker and also worked for a number of years at Schroth’s Tree Nursery in Pine Flats, Pa. She was a former member of Mt. Carmel Church in Clover Run, where she sang in the choir, helped with Sunday School and Bible School and took part in Christmas plays. After moving to Ellenboro, N.C., she became a member of Piney Mountain Baptist Church and was a faithful member until health issues became a factor.
Margaret loved her family and was especially endeared to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Anyone who visited her house never left hungry. She would always go to the basement and open a few jars of vegetables and meats that she canned.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Harry L. Hauck; daughter, Judy Cramer; son, Charles Hauck; son-in-law, Pete Harvath; two grandchildren, Debra L. Boring and
Tracey L. Herberling; seven sisters; five brothers; and a half-brother.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary E. Harvath of Ellenboro; son, Walter C. Hauck of Grampian; son-in-law, Jerry Cramer of Clymer; nine grandchildren, Edward Harvath and wife Sherry, Harry Harvath and wife Terri, Margaret Ann Mitchell (Sissy) and husband David, Joy Ann Temchulla and husband Doug, Janet DiGirolomo and husband Tony, John Hauck, Walter Donahoo and wife Missy, Dennis Sullivan and wife Stacey and Frank Johnson; grandson-in-law, Erin Herberling and a number of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by a good friend, Mike Harvath of Florida.
Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Big Run.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Mt. Carmel Church Cemetery in Clover Run.
Memorial donations are suggested to Residential Home Care, 127 N. Powell Street, Forest City, NC 28043.
Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc. and Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services are serving the family.