Margaret M. Scheurer Armstrong
December 19, 1915 ‒ January 31, 2012
MANSFIELD: Margaret M. Scheurer Armstrong, age 96, of Mansfield passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in Wedgewood Estates following an extended illness.
She was born December 15, 1915 in Mansfield the daughter William and Margaret (Weirich) Hassinger and was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1933.
A lifelong Mansfield resident, Margaret worked in the cafeteria at Madison High School retiring in 1982. She volunteered as a Gray Lady at Mansfield General Hospital through the Richland County American Red Cross.
She was a long-time member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Mansfield.
Following retirement, she was a 23 year resident of Ft. Meyers, Florida.
Margaret was a talented golfer playing on both ladies and couples leagues. She especially enjoyed beating her husband, if only by a few strokes. She also loved a good hand of euchre.
In her retirement, she loved traveling and went on at least eleven cruises.
A wonderful wife and mother, she devoted her time and talents raising her children. She also served as a girl scout leader.
She is survived by a son John M. Scheurer, Jr. and Betty of Mansfield, a daughter Shurlene Curatti of Mansfield, two step daughters Janet and Bryan Ogilvie of Olmstead Falls, and Joyce and James Arnold of Fairfield, six grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and 12 step great grandchildren, two great great granddaughters, and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband John Scheurer, Sr. in 1976, and her second husband Richard K. Armstrong in 2009; a stepson Ronald Armstrong, three sisters Irene Brickley, DaLea Kline, and Venna VanPelt; two brothers Cloyde and Eugene Hassinger.
Friends may call Friday, February 3, 2012 from 9:30 to 10:30 am in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where the funeral service will follow at 10:30 am. The Rev. Robert Stull will officiate and burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church through the funeral home.
Private condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com