Margaret R. Boom

Margaret R. Boom, 79, Warriors Mark, died Saturday at her residence. She had been in failing health for a number of years.

She was born in Odgensburg, Pa., daughter of Lawrence and Lillian (Fredrick) Kohler. She married Delos I. “Pap” Boom on July 21, 1951, in Elkland, and he died Nov. 5, 2005.

Surviving are three sons: Bud I. and wife, Ronda, of Tyrone, Jerome “Joe” and wife, Nancy, of Osceola, and Bob O. and wife, Donna, of Warriors Mark; nine grandchildren: Kendra, Daniel, William, Kyle, Cheyenne, Josey, Adam, Heather and Marijo; two great-grandchildren: Connor and Harley; and a sister, Elizabeth Schoonover of Elkland.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and a brother.

Margaret was a lifetime homemaker and a fantastic cook.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, and from 10 until the 11 a.m. service Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home, Warriors Mark, the Rev. P. Scott Mills officiating. Interment will be at Spring Mount Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.