Marguerite L. Varner

April 5, 2020 ~ January 21, 2020


Marguerite L. “Margie” Varner, 92, of Lewistown, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Born April 5, 1927, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late John T. and Mary (Foulk) Houser.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: husband, Willard (Bid) Varner; brother, Fenton L. Houser; and sister, Edna E. Beers.

She is survived by: son, Cole S. Varner and wife, Phyllis, of Lewistown; son, Cory S. Varner, of Burnham; grandchildren, Andrea Brechbiel and husband, Scott; Devin Varner; and Hannah Varner; great-grandchildren, Caitlin Zimmerman; Tylyn Snavely; and Rylie Snavely; and one great-great-granddaughter, Paisley Ritter; and many nieces and nephews.

Margie graduated from Lewistown High School in 1946.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ.

Margie formerly worked in the office of E.E. McMeen store, Krentzman Supply Co., craft shops, Artley Dress Shop and Hoenstine Funeral Home.

She enjoyed crafts, traveling, shopping and just being with family, especially her grandchildren.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Marguerite’s memory may be made to: American Parkinson Disease Association, 332 Gerald Avenue, Elkins Park, PA 19027.

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Private Services.


American Parkinson's Disease Association
332 Gerard Ave., Elkins Park PA 19027

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