Margaret Horst Sensenig, 79, Roherstown Elementary worker, loved the outdoors, crocheting

By on May 17, 2017

Margaret “Peggy” Horst Sensenig, 79, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Conestoga View.

She was born in Ephrata to the late Charles and Pauline (Sweitzer) Horst, and was the wife of the late Marlin “Ray” Sensenig who died in 2011.

She was a member of Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, Mountville.

Peggy had previously worked for Donegal Industries, the Totes outlet, and Roherstown Elementary. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, and the outdoors. She also enjoyed crocheting, doing word search puzzles and was a “Days of Our Lives” fan.

Peggy is survived by two sons: Dennis Sensenig of Gorham, Maine; Scott Sensenig of Red Lion; a daughter: Cindy Sensenig of Lancaster; four grandchildren: Kaylee Dubbs, Steve Sensenig, Jennifer Sensenig, and Shannon Sensenig; two sisters; Gloria Adams of Ephrata; Phyllis, wife of Wayne Burkholder of Leola; and two great-grandchildren: Ender Sensenig and Chloe Baumann.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Charles Horst.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Stradling Funeral Home, 33 N. Ninth St., Akron, followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Peggy’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA, 17110.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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