Margaret J. Arnold, 83, of Lansford, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 12th at the Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hometown PA. Born in Jersey City NJ, she was a daughter of the late William and Rita (Brew) Arnold. Living in this area most of her adult life, she worked for many years as a machine operator at local garment factories and then worked for several years at the Hometown Nursing Center prior to retiring. Margaret was a Born-Again Christian and was a member of Church on the Rock Church in Summit Hill. She was active in the Yoke Fellow Prison Ministry and was also an Instructor in Bible Study at Hometown Nursing Center. She loved living in the Mid-Rise Apartments in Lansford and enjoyed being with her neighbors.
Surviving is a daughter Rita Hydro and husband Robert of Jim Thorpe, sons Robert and wife Cheryl Romanchik of Jim Thorpe and Thomas Romanchik of Allentown PA, a brother Eugene Arnold and wife Luscha of Barnegat NJ, a sister Irene Barak of Keansburg NJ, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was pre-deceased by a son Davis Norris, a brother Edward Arnold and sisters Pat De-lia and Sally Scott.
Services will be private. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nalesnikfh.com. Services and arrangements are being provided by the Bruce A. Nalesnik Funeral Home, 57 West Center St., Nesquehoning PA 18240.
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