Margaret E. Black, 96, Sproul, passed away at Donahoe Manor. She was born in Altoona, daughter of William and Rosella Eckard. She married Archibald Black June 7, 1927, in Altoona. He passed away Oct. 26, 1977. Surviving are two daughters: Rosella and Sandra; a son, Kermit; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Leda and Marie. She was preceded in death by two sons: John W. Black Sr. and Thomas Black. Mrs. Black was a member of Claysburg Church of the Brethren. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, baking and going out to eat with her family.