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December 22, 2011

Margaret “Margie” Harshman of Pond Eddy, NY died unexpectedly on Friday, December 16, 2011 at home. She was 48.

Daughter of the late Gilbert and Genevieve Teeple DeGraw, she was born January 17, 1963 in Port Jervis, NY.

A family statement reads: “Margie was a loving mother, sister, aunt and companion who will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.”

Surviving are her companion, Kerry Whiddon at home; daughter Jennifer Harshman at home; brother, Ralph DeGraw and partner Michael Gerber of New Rochelle, NY; brother Otto “Butch” Melloh and wife Gail Coleman of Port Jervis; sister Mary Deitz of Orlando, FL; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, December 21 at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis. Cremation followed the service.

Contributions may be made to benefit Margie’s daughter Jennifer Harshman, c/o Pond Eddy United Methodist Church, PO Box 145, Pond Eddy, NY 12770.