Margaret A. Teglas

GIRARD – Margaret Ann Teglas, 85, passed away peacefully at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

She was born June 11, 1928, in Niles, the daughter of Perl and Irene Sakacs Litwiler and lived here all her life.

Margaret Ann was a 1946 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was employed for a short time at the Niles Republic Steel plant.

She was a very active member at the South Side Presbyterian Church and for many years was president of the Ladies Auxiliary at the church. She especially enjoyed church and family gatherings and organizing the sale of cabbage rolls, nut rolls and the church dinners.

She is survived by her husband, John S. Teglas, whom she married March 31, 1951; daughter, Debbie and her husband, Dave Hawk; grandson, Daniel Hawk all of Green; four cousins, Robert Kovach of Indiana, Shirley Kline of Mount Pleasant, Pa., Betty Wells of Baden, Pa., Keith Turner of Pinecrest, N.C.; special friends and caregivers, Pat and Ron Wolfe of Niles.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home.

The funeral will be noon Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Ray Banner will officiate.

Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army of Trumbull County or Akron Children’s Hospital Orthopedic Department.

Special thank you to the ICU staff and Dr. Woods at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and the second floor assisted living staff at Shepherd of the Valley, Niles.

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