Margaret E. Lohr 86 of Penn died Sunday October 27, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. She was born July 5, 1933 in Jeannette a daughter of the late Nicholas and Ellen (Wishart) Swanson. Prior to retirement she was employed by Westmoreland Hospital as an EKG Technician and she was a member of Calvary Assembly Church, Irwin, Ascension Senior's Bocce League and the Tuesday Morning Early Birds Bowling League where she was known as Huggy Bear. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert W. "Bumps" Lohr Sr., a brother Ken Swanson, two sisters Betty Yeske and Louise Dufford, a daughter Debbie Truxal and a granddaughter Tammy. She is survived by her children Donna Lohr-Haley (Jim Wynne) of Jeannette, Robert W. Lohr Jr. (Michelle Linsenbigler) of Penn and Shawn Lohr (Dawn) of Penn, 11 grandchildren Darren, Danielle, Colin, Danny, Betty Jo, Amy, Jimmy, Mariah, Hailey, Dylan and Dallys and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Monday from 6-8 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Bob Ross officiating. Interment will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery. To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the donor's favorite charity.
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