Margaret Zgainer Stewart

September 7th, 1956 - January 4th, 2018

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Margaret (Zgainer) Stewart, age 61, of Erie passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Pittsburgh on September 7, 1956 a daughter of the late Edward and Adelina (Sisca) Zgainer.

 Margaret received her bachelor’s degree from Point Park University and her master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She worked for over 25 years and retired as the Director of the Erie County Library. She was a creative stamper, avid bookworm, and a brilliant cook. She supported the Erie County Public Library as well as the local arts.

Survivors include her daughter, Adele M. Stewart of Pittsburgh; a sister, Judy Miller (Jack) of Fairview; two nephews, John Miller of Fairview and Edward Miller (Steffy Brown) of Bridgeville; a great niece, Madilyn Miller and a grand dog, Jackson.

 Friends are invited to a Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11am at St. Patrick Church, 130 East 4th St. Burial will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street.

 Memorials may be made to Friends of the Erie County Public Library, 160 East Front St. Erie, 16507.