The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 21, 2013

Marjorie E. Attinger, 67, Sunbury


The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Marjorie E. Attinger, 67, of Sunbury, left her body to be with the Lord at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, ending a long battle with cancer. She was staying with her sister, Nancy, of Paxinos, at the time.

Margie was born June 19, 1945, in Sunbury, a daughter of Elsie (Drum) Zimmerman Pennycoff, of Northumberland, and the late Paul Zimmerman. She was married for 44 years to Barry M. Attinger, who survives.

He most recent employment was with U.C.P., Shamokin Dam, caring for elderly and handicapped people. Marjorie was self educated to a great degree through an extensive home library of medical books and spent most of her life helping people who needed in-home care.

She attended Shamokin Dam Christian Missionary and Alliance Church, participating as much as her health permitted.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her stepfather, Arthur Pennycoff; two sons and three daughters-in-law, Barry E. and Angie Attinger and Timothy J. and Dee Dee Attinger, and Mary Ellen Attinger, and one daughter, Doris Attinger, all of Northumberland; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Richard Snyder, of Elysburg, and Shirley and Alan Merena, of Sunbury; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Nevin and Susan Zimmerman, of Sunbury, Harry Zimmerman, of Trout Run, Carl and Mabel Snyder, of Sunbury; and many wonderful grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by one sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Gerry Wolfe.

Friends and family will be received from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at Christian Missionary and Alliance Church, Stetler Avenue, Shamokin Dam, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Wayne E. Muckel officiating.

Burial will be in Herndon Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.