Margaret M. Eberly, 94, homemaker, Durlach/Mt. Airy Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary member

By on August 19, 2015

Margaret M. Eberly, 94, of Mount Airy, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at Ephrata Manor.

She was born Margaret Manko of Pittsburgh on June 18, 1921, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Bohovetsky) Manko; and was the wife of the late Leroy B. Eberly, with whom she had shared 55 years of marriage before his passing.

During World War II, she worked at Oliver Steel Co. manufacturing ordnance. In 1945 she met and married Leroy B. Eberly who was stationed as a military policeman on the Pennsylvania Railroad. The couple resided in Mount Airy following the war. She was a homemaker who enjoyed crochet and needlework. Margaret was a member of the Durlach and Mount Airy Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the Mount Airy Union Sunday School.

She is survived by her son: Randall, and his wife Noreen, of Huntingtown, Md.; daughter-in-law: Pennie of Manheim; and granddaughter: Nicole, and her husband Bryan Sensenig, of Ephrata.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her son: Dennis S. Eberly.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Durlach and Mount Airy Fire Company, 800 Durlach Road, Stevens, PA 17578.

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

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