Margaret "Maggie" L. (Hall) Sander

Born: Thu., Dec. 8, 1955
Died: Sat., May 27, 2017

Private Committal

No Public Viewing

Private Cremation

Memorial Service

10:00 AM Fri., Jun. 02, 2017
Location: St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church

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   Margaret L. "Maggie" Sander, 61, of Mifflintown, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at her home.

     She was born December 8, 1955, in Russell, Kansas.

     She is survived by her husband, James F. "Jim" Sander, whom she married June 9, 1973, one daughter, Michele Rapp and husband, Josh, of McClure, one son, Michael Sander of Ryde, four grandchildren, Edwin J. Sander, Ethan Rapp, Zane Rapp, and Jed Phelan, two brothers and one sister.

     She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Hall, her mother, Betty (Shaw) Hall, her step-mother, Lucille Hall, and two brothers.

     Maggie started as a teller at Russell National Bank in Lewistown, was promoted to manager of the Omega Bank branches in Reedsville and in Burnham, and retired as manager at the First National Bank of PA in the Mifflin branch.

     She belonged to St. Jude Catholic Church, Mifflintown.

     She was a member of the case club at Buddy Boy Winery, Duncannon and enjoyed crafting. She gardened and created a special memorial rose garden for members of her family. Her family was the center of her universe and there was nothing that she wouldn't do for them. She will be remembered as a generous and loving person.

     A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 2, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 3918 William Penn Highway, Mifflintown with the Rev. William Weary officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing.

     In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the March of Dimes, 3544 N. Progress Ave. #204, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

     Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

Charitable donations may be made in Margaret "Maggie"'s memory to the following organization:

March of Dimes (Harrisburg)
3544 N. Progress Ave. #204, Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Miles & Tammy Hart
   Posted Mon May 29, 2017
So sorry to hear about Maggie. Aggie called on Saturday to let us know. Maggie will be deeply missed by all. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Larry and Gayle
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
Maggie we miss you. You were a kind and caring neighbor and friend. We sit on our deck and look over thinking we will see you. Our hearts are broken. We pray for Jim, Michelle, Mike and your grandchildren. May God wrap his arms tightly around them and bring comfort. And you my friend now have your wings! Larry and Gayle

Mike & Margie Wagner
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss, Jim, and family!

Carolyn Orris
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017
Jim & family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Maggie will be missed greatly. Cherish the memories.

May God Bless you all at this time of sorrow.

Carolyn Orris

Andrea Hannon
   Posted Tue May 30, 2017

BASKET GARDEN was sent by Twig .

With all our love, Twig & Jess

Judy Romig
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mother praying for you and your family

Norm and Jane Taylor
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
Jim, Michelle and Mike. We are so sorry for your loss. Maggie was one of a kind and a pleasure to be around. We will keep you in our prayers. We pray that God will be with all of you and give you strength.

Karen Gelnett
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
I'm so sorry Jim for your Loss. Only Met Maggie a few times. Very Sweet Lady. She will be missed. She will always be remembered by the beautiful crafts she made and the love she shared. My love and prayers are with you and family. If there is anything you need, please let me know.

Martha Early
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
So very sorry to read of Maggie's passing.
I worked with her at Russell/Omega Bank.
She was a joy and a pleasure to work with.
It made me happy just to know her.
My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Tammy Dreiling
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
Jim, Mike & Michele,
We are so very sorry to hear of Maggie's passing. Maggie was a dear friend & truly missed her after moving. We had a lot of good times back in Hays & will cherish those memories. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.

Larry & Tammy Dreiling

Rosalie M. Blehar
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
Dear Jim,
Ray and I are so sorry to hear about dear Maggie. I was told of your sad loss by one of our old pinochle club subs from Lewistown.
We miss the good times we shared with you and our friends from Juniata County. God bless you and your family.

In sympathy,

Sharon Leonard
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my prayers and thoughts during this difficult time.

Dean & Terry Little
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
Dear Jim, Mike & Michelle,
So very saddened to hear about Maggie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. A lot of fond memories.

Joyce Sander
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
To the Family of Margaret Sander

My sympathy and prayers that God will give you His help, His strength, and His hope during this time of sorrow.

Dan & Leslie Ames
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017

So sorry for your loss. It was always so good to see the two of you pull into church on your motorcycle. You have our families condolences and we will be praying for you.

Lloyd and Iris Lang
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
Jim and family. We are so sorry to hear about Maggie, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Fr. Felix Petrovsky, O.F.M.Cap.
   Posted Fri July 07, 2017
Jim: I just learned through the St. Fidelis Parish bulletin of Maggie's death.
(Somehow I missed it in the Hays Daily News.)
You have my sincere condolences. I will remember you in my Masses and prayers.
May God bless you.
--Fr. Felix