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IN MEMORIAM:  Margaret Umbach, 72, Oneonta

Peggy Umbach

ONEONTA – Margaret “Peggy” Umbach, 72, passed peacefully Feb. 28, 2018, at Albany Medical Center.

She was born April 16, 1945 in Oneonta, to Quentin and Mary Holmes, and raised by Burton and Winifred Miller.

Peggy married Victor H. Umbach on Oct. 9, 1965 at the West End Community Baptist Church, Oneonta.

She worked as a Tupperware consultant for 10 years and enjoyed working as a telemarketer for several area companies.  Peggy loved being with her family, fishing and doing puzzles.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Victor H. Umbach; children, Karen Lewis, Jeffrey and Tammie Umbach, Kevin Umbach and Heather Umbach; grandchildren, Jenella and John Mulhall, Michaela Lewis and Jeff Lowe, Brandi Force, Tyler and Caitlyn Force, Courtney Force; great-grandchildren, Tori and Amelia; siblings, Mary Samphier, Sara Holmes, Yvonne Mattice, Anna Shano, Carl and Rosann Miller, and Betty and Danny Bohmer; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her grandson, Jonathon Scott Umbach, and siblings, Cecelia Holmes, Quentin Homes and George “Butch” Miller.

Calling hours will be 4-5 p.m. with the funeral at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta.

Interment at the Schenevus Cemetery will be 1 p.m. Friday, May 4.

Donations may be made in loving memory of her grandson, Jonathon to American SIDS Institute
528 Raven Way, Naples, Florida 34110.

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