Margaret Hutsko, 98, of Minersville, passed away early Sunday morning at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill.
Born in Minersville, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Gaburick Sukeena. She was raised by her grandparents, Stephen and Susanna Gaburick.
She attended the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, Minersville. She was a 1941 graduate of the former Pottsville Catholic High School, Pottsville. She was a member of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Minersville, a former member of St. Michael’s Church, Minersville and was a member of St Ambrose Church, Schuylkill Haven. She was a Book Keeper in the local garment industry. She was a member of the Sodality, the St. Vincent De Paul Society and the Choir in her former churches. She volunteered for many years at Nativity BVM High School and the former St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, Minersville.
In 1957, Marge won placement on the ballot by a single write-in vote and subsequently won the position as the first female auditor for the Minersville Borough.
She was preceded in death by her husband Nicholas in 1981, 2 infant children, Maryanna and Mary Jo, and a sister Eleanore Billis.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Suzanne Klegka and her husband John Stephen, Centerville, Va. and Linda Zegley and her husband Raymond D., Rapidan, Va.; 3 grandchildren, Christopher Zegley (Alison), Tuscaloosa, Al., David Zegley (Rachel), Franklyn, Tn. And Meridith Aycock (Taylor), Matthews, N.C.; 6 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Michael the Archangel Church of Holy Family Parish, 539 Sunbury St., Minersville, at 10:30AM Saturday morning. Relatives and friends may call at the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville, Pa. on Saturday morning from 8AM to 10AM. Interment will be in Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Minersville.
The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Margaret to either the Holy Cross Abbey, 901 Cool Spring Lane, Berryville, Va. 22611, The Carmelite Friars, National Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, P.O. Box 868, Carmelite Drive, Middletown, N.Y. 10940-0868 or the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy, 2 Prospect Hill Road, P.O. Box 951 Eden Hill, Stockbridge, Ma. 012162. Contributions will be accepted at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Margaret’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com
Holy Cross Abbey
901 Cool Spring Lane, Berryville VA 22611
The Carmelite Fathers, National Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
P.O. Box 868, Carmelite Drive, Middletown NY 10940-0868
National Shrine of the Divine Mercy
2 Prospect Hill Road, P.O. Box 951 Eden Hill, Stockbridge, MA 012162