Margaret F. “Peggy” Hager, formerly of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest on April 8, 2020 at age 104. She was born and grew up in the Village of Hauto, Nesquehoning, PA and was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Koomar) Hager. For 35 years of her life she lived and worked in Lebanon, PA as a domestic engineer (housekeeper) for her brother, the late Monsignor Joseph Hager. She always loved to cook, bake and give back to her church.
After Peggy’s retirement she returned home to Nesquehoning, PA spending the next 30 years with her loving brothers and sisters and many nieces and nephews. Peggy loved sharing her time with family around holidays preparing traditional holiday meals passing the traditions on to everyone. Particularly close to Peggy were her sisters Cecelia and Catherine, and nieces Roberta and Diane, and grandniece Michelle.
Margaret was a member of St. Joseph Church of the Panther Valley, Summit Hill, PA. and was a former member of the former Immaculate Conception Church, Nesquehoning, PA . She was also a member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association.
The last surviving member of her immediate family, She was predeceased by sisters Catherine Bokrosh, Cecelia Hager, Agnes Soley, Mary Lucabaugh and Anna Jacobs and brothers Msgr.Joseph, John Jr., Frank and Vincent and a nephew Richard Jacobs, who she helped to raise.
Services will be private in accordance with the CDC precautions for the public concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. The family will hold a Celebration of life service to be announced at a later date. Memorials in her name may be made to St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley , 118 N. Market St. Summit Hill, PA 18250. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Bruce A. Nalesnik Funeral Home, 57 West Center Street Nesquehoning PA 18240. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nalesnikfh.com .
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