Margaret “Marge” Behunek, age 91, of White Oak, passed away peacefully August 13, 2021, surrounded by loving family. Born July 4, 1930, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Merges) Cerniga and the wife of the late Frank Behunek. Marge was retired from McKeesport Area School District, where she was a Special Education Teacher’s Aide. She took great pride in helping children to learn. Marge was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish and the White Oak Seniors Club. Marge enjoyed playing Bingo at the White Oak Fire Hall and excursions to local casinos with her friends. One of her favorite memories was being on “Price is Right” and meeting Bob Barker.
Marge is survived by her children, Larry (Lisa) Behunek of Vero Beach, FL and Sharon (Michael) Sommer of South Park; grandchildren, Matthew Behunek, Leah Behunek, Carly Sommer, Brooke Sommer and Evan Sommer; great-grandson, Brantley.
Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home and Crematory on Monday, August 16, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, 10 a.m., at St. Angela Merici Church of White Oak. Committal prayers and burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery of Port Vue.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mary, Mother of God Parish, 1640 Fawcett Ave., White Oak, PA 15131.
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Chris Odasso, Supervisor
Originally published August 15, 2021.