Margaret Lola Kunselman

May 21, 1945 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 77)


 Margaret “Petie” Lola Kunselman, 77, of Punxsutawney, passed away September 16, 2022 at Mulberry Square.
She was born on May 21, 1945 the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucille (Swartz) Eckman. On May 16, 1962 she married Arthur Roy Kunselman, who preceded her in death on September 17, 2017.
Retired, Petie worked as a bus driver/van driver for SSCD, was a caretaker for others and bartended at Murdocks Bar & Grill.
Petie was a member of Grange Church of God. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards. During her years of driving buses, Petie, Arthur and her daughters enjoyed taking bus trips together. Petie will be remembered for her caring heart, willingness to always help others and her hardworking work ethic.
She enjoyed animals- especially her beloved dachshund dogs she raised over the years.
She is survived by her daughter’s, Tracey A. Young and husband Jimmy of Punxsutawney and Tami Kunselman-Lanterman of Melbourne, FL; two grandchildren, Derik Young and wife Natalie and Erin Walker and husband Jake; two great grandchildren: Henry and Morgan Young; a sister, Marty Mills of Indiana; many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Arthur and a son-in-law Denny Lowry.
A funeral service will be held at 7pm on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc. Punxsutawney with Pastor Doug Wolfe officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-7pm until the time of services at the funeral home.
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