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Margaret S. Moshinsky

Obituary for Margaret S. Moshinsky

January 21, 1928 - September 11, 2021
Lansdale, Pennsylvania | Age 93


Margaret S. Moshinsky, 93, of Lansdale, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 11, at Dock Woods Senior Living Community, Lansdale, PA. Born in Port Carbon, PA, Margaret had been a 49 year resident of Yardley, PA.

Margaret worked for the U.S.Government for many years with the former Bureau of Mines and at the Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. She spent time volunteering with the Yardley Makefield Emergency Unit. She was a homemaker and enjoyed doing ceramics and crafts. She loved the beach and swimming. Margaret was a long time member of the Yardley United Methodist Church.

Margaret struggled with debilitative hearing loss for most of her adult life and made the commitment to be a part of helping to find new cures for ear problems by donating her temporal bones to scientific research at Harvard Medical School upon her passing.

Margaret is the daughter of the late William and Amanda Bull Schminkey and was the devoted wife of the late Edward W. Moshinsky.

She is the loving mother of Carol Gillen, wife of John Gillen of Millsboro, DE, Janet Dubble, wife of David Dubble of Lebanon, PA, Susan Bahe, wife of Gerald Bahe of Lancaster, PA, Ed Moshinsky, husband of Pam Moshinsky of Lansdale, and Lynne Watts, wife of Ryan Watts of Downingtown, PA. Margaret is the loving grandmother of Kyle and Ronnie Moshinsky, Tyler and Noah Bahe, Alyssa, Kyra, and Lauryn Watts, and great grandmother of River Bahe.

She is also survived by brother-in-law Robert Moshinsky and sister-in-law Barbara Moshinsky of NJ, and many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to Margaret's Life Celebration from 10:30 to 11:30 AM on Friday, October 29, and to her funeral service at 11:30 AM at the Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave. Newtown, PA. Interment will follow 1:00 PM at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown. Service can be viewed at the Swartzgivnish Facebook page at 11:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Margaret's name can be made to the Hearing Health Foundation, 575 Eighth Ave #1201, New York, NY 10018, (; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123, (

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