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Margaret Mary Gallardy

May 26, 1930 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Gallardy, Margaret Mary (Jarabak) "Marge", 91, Sidman, formerly of Summerhill, passed away March 11, 2022 at Forest Hills Personal Care Home. Born May 26, 1930 in Johnstown, daughter of the late, Andrew Sr. and Mary (Masar) Jarabak. Preceded in death by beloved husband, Thomas Gallardy whom she married on December 1, 1956; son, Robert Gallardy; son in law, Marlon Mackel; brothers, Andrew Jr., Stephen, Raymond and Frank Jarabak; sisters, Irene Podrasky, Pauline Birus, Gertrude and Mary Jarabak. Survived by loving daughters, Renee married to Douglas Felix, Salix; and Annette married to Michael Nedimyer, Summerhill; grandchildren, Aaron Smith married to Melissa; Lauren Nedimyer and fiance Jake Cockrell; Alec Nedimyer married to Brittany; Kyle Gallardy married to Amber; Drew Gallardy married to Mary; and Derek Gallardy married to Sarah; 10 great grandchildren; also by brother, Ronald Jarabak married to Susie; sister in law, Margaret Jarabak; brothers in law, John Birus; and Leo Gallardy married to Linda; and by Aunt, Mildred Nelson. Marge was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews, she will be remembered as a meticulous homemaker and wonderful cook. Mom took great pleasure in crocheting many special afghans for family and friends as well as many baby afghans that she donated to the maternity nursery at Memorial Medical Center. Marge was a graduate of Greater Johnstown High School, and after graduation she was employed at the American Store (Acme) bakery in Woodvale, after her marriage to Tom she left the workforce to raise her family.  Marge was later employed and retired from BestForm, Johnstown.  Marge was a devout Catholic, faithful member of St. John Catholic Church, Summerhill, where she was a former member of the Altar Rosary Society. Our family would like to thank Dr. Cory Gray at Memorial Medical Center Emergency Room and Aseracare Hospice for the excellent care provided to our Mom. In addition, our family would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to Christine Weaver, staff and residents of Forest Hills Personal Care Home who provided quality care and comfort to Mom and our family during her final days. At Marge's request her viewing will be private for family at the funeral home.  Friends welcome to attend her Funeral mass celebrated 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 15th at St. John Catholic Church, Summerhill, Fr. Joseph C. Nale. Committal St. Mary Cemetery, New Germany. Arrangements entrusted to Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Johnstown. www.kennedycarefh.com.

 

 

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Services

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
March 15, 2022

1:00 PM
St. John Catholic Church
538 Main St.
Summerhill, PA 15958

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