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 Margaret J. <I>Philson</I> Shaver

Margaret J. Philson Shaver

Meyersdale, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jul 2002 (aged 89)
Gibsonia, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Friedens, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 92768174 · View Source
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New Republic, Meyersdale, PA, July 18, 2002:

Margaret (Philson) Shaver, 89, of the Village of St. Barnabas in Richland Twp., Gibsonia, formerly of Sewickley, died on Saturday, July 6, 2002, a few weeks before her 90th birthday. She was the beloved wife of the late J. Warren Shaver; dear mother of John W. Shaver and his wife Juliana, Suzanne McLaughlin and her husband Sherman, Samuel Shaver and his wife Catherine, Bernice Heisey and her husband John, Kent Shaver and his wife Karen and Pete Shaver and his wife Karen. She was a sister of Rebecca Philson McClure. Also survived by 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and the following nieces and nephews: Mary Kay Kish, Anne Shale, Samuel P. McClure, Jeffrey McClure (children of Rebecca McClure); Robert M. Philson, Nancy Kopf, Rebecca Diak (children of Samuel R. Philson). Mrs. Shaver was a member of a long established family living in Meyersdale and Somerset County. She had ancestors who participated in the American Revolution and was a descendant of Robert Philson, a leader of the Whiskey Rebellion. Mrs. Shaver was a graduate of Goucher College in 1934, her major studies were in Biochemistry and Social Work. Her interests remained many, but she was especially dedicated to music, having studied at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Md. She was an organist for several congregations and she volunteered her musical talents at Valley Care Nursing Home in Sewickley.

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  • Created by: Staff Sergeant (Ret) Brian J. Ensley
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92768174
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret J. Philson Shaver (25 Jul 1912–6 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92768174, citing Friedens Lutheran Church Cemetery, Friedens, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Staff Sergeant (Ret) Brian J. Ensley (contributor 47190867) .