Margaret  Pflugfelder


Margaret "Marge" Pflugfelder, 92, passed away on July 5, 2019, in New Wilmington.
She was born on Nov. 13, 1926, in Pittsburgh (Hazelwood) to Josef and Mary Kapalo, the third of four children.
In 1960, Margaret married Gary with whom she lived in the Pittsburgh area; they lived in Mount Lebanon from 1971 until recently.
Growing up speaking Hungarian, she learned English in school and graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School and Robert Morris Business School.
Before starting her family, Margaret worked at Koppers Company for 16 years, working her way up to head cashier. While raising her family, she managed the finances for her and her husband's real estate company.
Margaret loved reading, singing in choruses, flower gardening, playing the piano, bird watching, taking long walks, cooking, listening to classical music, watching British humor and playing Scrabble. She did the crossword in pen.
She was a member of St. Elias Byzantine Catholic church. She will be remembered for her kindness, warmth, thoughtfulness, genuineness, and heirloom amaryllis flowers.
Margaret is survived by her children, Mark and his wife, Shirley, of Ramsey, New Jersey, John and his wife, Karen, of New Castle, and Sandy and her partner, Rob, of Port Chester, New York and her grandson, Eric of Ramsey, New Jersey.
Margaret was predeceased by her husband Gary, and her brothers Frank, Joseph and Emil.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home Inc., 3501 Main St. Munhall. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday July 9, 2019, at St Elias Byzantine Catholic Church, 4200 Homestead Duquesne Road, Munhall.
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Barbara and Bill kane
Jul 10, 2019
Sorry for you loss.
Susan Carlson
Jul 08, 2019
Dear John & Karen-
Eric & the girls & I are so sorry for your loss. We are so happy to have met John's mom. She was a wonderful person.
God's Peace-
Cousin Susie & family