OSWEGO, NY – Margaret E. Ochsenbein, 84, a resident of Miner Road, passed away on Wednesday January 30, 2013, at St.Luke Health Services.
Born in Danville, Pennsylvania, she was a graduate of Pennsylvania schools.
She was a nurse at Oswego Hospital and later retired from the Mary Walker Health Center at SUNY Oswego after 25 years of service.
She was a member of the Scriba Bunco Club and enjoyed bowling with her husband and the Black Knights Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mrs. Ochsenbein’s greatest love was being a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She could could be seen at any event whether a sporting event or concert in support of her kids, grandkids or great-grandkids.
Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Charles Ochsenbein; two sons, Ronald Stuter of Pulaski, Tennessee and Mark (Linda) Ochsenbein of Scriba; two daughters, Sandra (Mike) Murphy of Cicero and Peggy (Carl) Cullen of Scriba; grandchildren, Derrick, Erica, Rachael, Eurindia, Sharon,Ronny, Shannon, Christy, Katie,Kris and Kelly; a brother, Marty Januska; three sisters, Pat Wylie, Bernice Myers and Francine Christian; a close and trusted friend, Eurindia S. Ochsenbein; and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Carol Burgess, Arlene Bressette, Betty Harp and Charlotte Christian.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. from the Lycoming United Methodist Church.
Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Friday from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lycoming United Methodist Church.