Margaret E. "Madge" Sherry

Date of Death: 1/22/2019

Margaret E. “Madge” Sherry, 98, Hastings, formerly of Patton passed away January 22, 2019 at Haida Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born January 11, 1921 in Ebensburg, the daughter of Griffith and Vernita (Sharbaugh) Bloom.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John E. Sherry, daughters Rosemary Davis and Marjorie Troy, brothers Jimmy Bloom and Francis “Bud” Bloom, sister Doris Risbon and grandson Mark Davis.  She is survived by children John J. (Patricia) Sherry, Patton, Richard E. (Dana) Sherry, Patton, James C. (Karen) Sherry, Cresson, Pauline (Charles) Finkle, Cleveland, Marie (Terry) Mason, Indiana, Christine (Joseph) Gruse, Portage, son-in-law Don Troy, New Florence, sixteen grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren, brothers and sisters Jerry (Annie) Bloom, Brush Valley, Barbara Bearer, Indiana, Sally (Ben) Bearer, Carrolltown, Jane Young, St. Augustine, FL and Ann, Illinois, sister-in-law Janet Bloom, Loretto and numerous nieces and nephews.  Madge spent her life as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton, Catholic Daughters of America and Patton Senior Center.  She enjoyed playing bingo and cards.  Friends will be received from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 1004 North Fifth Avenue Patton, where a vigil for the deceased will be held.  Funeral Mass 11:00 am Saturday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton by Benedictine Fathers.  Committal St. Mary’s Cemetery, Patton.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Haida for the wonderful care of their mother and grandmother and to Uncle Ben for his faithfulness in visiting Madge.  (

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