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On Sunday, June 26, 2022, Margaret "Targy" Mary Sharp died at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville PA.

Updated: Jul 11, 2022



On Sunday, June 26, 2022, Margaret "Targy" Mary Sharp died

at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA at the age of 68.

Targy is survived by her husband Richard LaRoche of

Danville; her son, Robert Gorski of Wilkes Barre; her stepson,

John LaRoche of Winthrop, MA; her brothers Burton J. Sharp,

husband of Barbara of Mechanicsburg, James X. Sharp, husband

of Clare of Drums, Robert D. Sharp, husband of Joni of

Mechanicsburg and her uncle, James Fitzsimmons of

Tunkhannock. She is also survived by four cousins and nine

nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents,

Burton A. Sharp and Ann P. Sharp of Hazelton.

Targy was born on September 17, 1953 in Hazelton, PA. She

graduated from Bishop Rafey HS in 1971.

Prior to her retirement in 2019, she had worked at Geisinger Medical Center

in Danville and Hazelton General Hospital.

Targy especially loved spending time with family and friends,

both at their home in Danville and at their cottage at Lake Carey,

PA. She loved to do crafts including painting and sewing.

No memorial service or funeral is planned at this time. The

family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the

American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.

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