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HACIC, Margaret F. "Marge" (Milkovic)

HACIC - Margaret F. (nee Milkovic) "Marge"
Age 87, local Golf Champion, former Hamburg, NY resident, died peacefully in Philadelphia, PA. In 1958, at the insistence of her late husband, Charles W. Hacic, "Marge" began her long career as a local golfer of particular notoriety. She and her late husband were members of the former Bethlehem Management Club, now known as Briarwood Country Club. She remained woman's club Champion for several years, while at the same time winning the Gansonette Tournament at the Wanakah Country Club. An avid sportswoman, she also loved cheering on her beloved Buffalo Bills, as well as weekly bowling with her circle of dear friends from the "club". She held the loving distinction of being the self proclaimed "Gramma" to the Col. Henry F. (LaVonne) Williams family as well as many neighborhood children. In her later years, she enjoyed all types of needlework, becoming very proficient in intricate quilting. In 2009, "Marge" moved form Hamburg, New York to live with her youngest daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Gail) Snyder of Stafford, Virginia. In that same year after an injury that left her unable to walk, she moved to live near and be cared for by her son, Paul James Hacic of Philadelphia, PA. Mrs. Hacic was predeceased by her loving husband, Charles W. Hacic in 1979 and is survived by her children, Ann M. (R. Bruce) Hoffman, Charles (Joanne) Paul James (Douglas B. Clarke) Jane P. Keller, Gail (Donald) Snyder and Gregory (Ann Marie). She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Her twin brother, Joseph F. Milkovic (Irene) of Hamburg, NY and a sister, Catherine Corne of Arizona. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM at St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia, PA. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations honoring two of Mrs. Hacic's grandsons should be made to "Leader Dogs for the Blind" or The Juvenile Diabetes Association. Arrangements by CLARE McILVAINE MUNDY FUNERAL HOME, INC., (215) 482-8878.

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