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Margaret G. (Keating) Acri

September 29, 1929 — July 14, 2019

Margaret Acri, 89 years old, of Lewisberry, PA, formerly of New Cumberland, PA passed away at home on Sunday, July 14, 2019. She was born on September 29, 1929 in Kaska, PA to Katherine (Shields) Keating and Benjamin Keating.

Margaret graduated from Lemoyne High School in 1947 where she was known as “Peanuts.” She was a totally devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her family. She was a long-time member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, New Cumberland. She is now blessed to be with our Lord, face-to-face in Heaven; she has long-awaited reuniting with her mother, who died suddenly from an aneurysm when Margaret was 12 years old.

Margaret is survived by her husband of 70 years, Charles Donald Acri; four sons, Chuck Acri (Diane) of Lewisberry, Dan Acri (Marianne) of Wellsville, Joe Acri (Lana, deceased 2/25/19) of New Cumberland, and Tony Acri (Rhonda) of Dillsburg; a daughter, Theresa Hollis (Craig) of Jacksonville, FL; siblings, Katherine Watson (Bob), Mary Meiser (Dick), step-brother, Larry Keating (Jan), step-sister, Lucy McDonald; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Margaret also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Angela Caufman (Ryan), Alison Zortman (Scott), Meagan Floyd (David), Daniel Acri (Nikki), John Martz (Pam), Lauren Houseman (Donny), Ricky Donovan, Ryan Donovan (Allie), Savannah Hollis, and Carolina Hollis; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Dan Keating (Norrie) and Ben Keating.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 1300 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA, at 11AM on Saturday, July 20, 2019. A viewing will be held earlier that morning, from 9:30-10:30AM at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 1313 S. York Street, Mechanicsburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s memory to Asana Hospice & Palliative Care, 4813 Jonestown Road, Suite 201, Harrisburg, PA 17108.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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1303 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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