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Margaret M. (Schiavonie) Wyatt

February 4, 1926 ~ February 8, 2019 (age 93)

Margaret M. Wyatt, age 93, of Republic, PA passed away very peacefully on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Horizon Personal Care Home in Fairchance, PA.

She was born on February 4, 1926 in Italy

Daughter of the late Rudolph and Anna (Petrucci) Schiavonie

Marge graduated from Redstone High School and received her Bachelor's Degree from California University of Pennsylvania.  She went on to further her education and earned her Master's Degree in Library Science from The University of Pittsburgh.

Marge and her late husband, Lee, opened and started The Republic Community Library - which is still in existence today.

She was a very talented seamstress, and greatly enjoyed cooking and dancing.

She was preceded in death by her husband:  Lee S. Wyatt whom she married on August 17, 1947

2 sisters:  Leah LaPresta and Angela Argenti

Marge is survived by her only son:  Paul K. Wyatt, Sr. and his wife Lynn

3 grandchildren:  Staci Wyatt, Kimberly Wyatt, and Paul K. Wyatt, Jr. and his wife Ashley

6 great-grandchildren

Loving nieces:  Roseann Bowser, Delinda Young, Brenda Vail, Dana Loudermilk and Kimberly Huber

Nephews:  Joseph LaPresta and James Argenti

Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM and on Wednesday from 10:00AM until 11:00AM where a Funeral Service will be held with Dave Watson, Minister officiating.  Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Margaret's name to:  The Republic Community Library PO Box 165, 13 DeGregory Circle Republic, PA 15475


Donations may be made to:

Republic Community Library
PO Box 165 13 DeGregory Circle, Republic PA 15475
Tel: 1-724-246-0404

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