Margaret HaloJuly 15, 1917 ~ January 13, 2018 (age 100)
Margaret Halo, 100, of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at home.
She was born July 15, 1917 in Adrian, a daughter of the late Anthony and Vera Corrinne.
Margaret was the wife of Joseph Edward Halo. He preceded her in death in 2007.
Mrs. Halo was Catholic by faith and was a member of Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church.
She lived independently at home for her entire life. Her being able to remain in her own home was deeply enriched by the many friends and neighbors who graciously helped her in many ways.
Margaret will be remembered for "the most famous and delicious homemade chocolate cake" which cannot be duplicated by anyone else.
In her earlier years she enjoyed playing piano and knitting.
She is survived by two children, Yvonne Marie Berry of Denham Springs, LA, and Edward Joseph Halo, Jr. and wife Susan of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren, Julia & Olivia Halo, Laura Schnanke and Tracy Bosco; two great grandchildren, Cole and Conner Schnanke.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward, two brothers, William and Eugene Corrinne, and one sister, Lynn Roach.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church.
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
Memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Halo's memory to VNA of Indiana County, 850 Hospital Road, Indiana, PA 15701 or Saints Cosmas and Damian Church, 616 West Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.