Margaret Ruth Gier


Margaret Ruth Gier, 76, of Pine, died Sept. 15, 2006 in Pine. She was born Sept. 7, 1930 in Blawnox, Pa.

Better known as "Marge," she was a longtime member of the Pine-Strawberry Arts and Crafts Guild and helped in the reorganization of the Guild several years ago.

She was also a staunch supporter of the Pine-Strawberry Fire Department and a member of "The Church on Randall Place" in Pine.

Mrs. Gier is survived by her husband, James Gier; daughters, Becky Giglio of Phoenix, Sandy Gier of Strawberry and Linda Murray of Pine; son, Murray McDade of New Brunswick, Ohio; sisters, Jean Bowser, Barbara Gerwick, Judy Hutchinson and Sharon Gallinson; brothers, Don Vogle and David Vogle; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made to RTA Hospice in Mrs. Gier's name.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at

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