Margaret M. Diem, 40, of 195 Uhl Road, Kersey died on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on Jan. 8, 1974 in St. Marys, a daughter of Daniel Tucker of Glen Hazel and Connie Socash of St. Marys.
On June 30, 2012, she married Harry Diem,who survives.
Margaret was a graduate of SMAHS and a graduate of Penn State University. She had been employed at MexAmerica for many years and was a member of the Eagles. She enjoyed gardening, working out and camping. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she is survived by a son, Justin Gerg, at home; a daughter, Miranda Hanes of Kersey; two stepdaughters, Wendy (Adam) Sorg of St. Marys, Jessie (Matt) Diem of Colorado; and a stepson, Dylan Gerg of St. Marys. She is also survived by a brother, Michael Tucker of St. Marys; three sisters, Michelle (Dave) Albert of Penfield, Amy Titus of St. Marys and Wendy Tucker of St. Marys; and by five grandchildren and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, George Socash; and by her maternal and paternal grandparents, Rose and Emeron Klein and Joseph and Virginia Tucker.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret M. Diem will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at St. Marys Church, Church Street, St. Marys with Fr. Alfred Patterson, OSB, as celebrant.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael Street, St. Marys.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Hahne Cancer Center in DuBois.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made to the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com .