Margaret Ann O’Fier, 85, formerly of Falls, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA, Scranton.
Born in Pittston on November 21, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Edward C. and Anna (Novak) Markert.
She was a graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School, Pittston, class of 1951.
A true nature-lover at heart, her never-ending love of the Susquehanna River began when she was a young girl. She loved to spend hours skipping rocks, paddling around in her canoe, and catching frogs. She taught herself to play the piano at a young age, and continued to play her whole life.
Margie was very devout; she was a long time member of the Discalced Carmelites of Holy Annunciation Secular Group, Sugarloaf PA. One of the biggest highlights of her life was her trip to Medjugorje.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Philip (Sonny) O’Fier; and brother Robert Markert.
Surviving are her children, Rachel Spott (Fred), Dalton; Chris O’Fier, Tunkhannock; Steve O’Fier (Sue Natt), West Pittston; and Mary Ann Yanchuk (Tony), Bear Creek; granddaughters Mikayla and Rebekah Spott, Dalton; sister Ann Marie Willis, Falls, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 18, 2019 in Corpus Christi Parish, Church of the Holy Redeemer, Rt. 92, Harding. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church Monday morning. Interment will follow, Mountain View Cemetery, Harding. Friends may call Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 4pm-7pm at Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.