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Alta Margie (Lunger) Bishop

March 14, 1936 — October 7, 2021


Alta Margie Bishop, 85, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

She was born March 14, 1936 to William B. and Alice M. (Stoops) Lunger in Rochester Mills.

Margie was the youngest of 10 children. She worked at Loree Footwear until they closed and then went to work at Ruth and Harry’s restaurant, until the restaurant closed. Margie enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. She was a hard worker and a wonderful mother and grandmother.

She is survived by a daughter Terri (Lunger) Plyler, and fiancé Bob Kennedy, Johnsonburg, two grandchildren, Ryan Plyler, Punxsutawney, Natisha Plyler and fiancé Ben Kindya, Armagh, one great granddaughter Hazel Alta Kindya, two step-daughters, two step-grandchildren and two step-great grandchildren. She was close to several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George Bishop, two sisters, infant, Mary Alice Lunger, Gladys Spencer, seven brothers, Paul Charles, Leroy, Claire, Ralph, Norman, and Donald Lunger.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc. 114 Maple Ave. Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Burial will follow at Mahoning Union Cemetery, Marchand.

Memorial donations may be made to the humane society of the donor’s choice.

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