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B. Georgeina Podgers

August 20, 1920 ~ April 26, 2019 (age 98)


B. Georgeina Podgers, 98 of Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 at Punxsutawney Area Hospital. Georgeina was born August 20, 1920, in Punxsutawney, to the late James and Melda (Himes) Hobba. She was married to Walter W. Podgers who preceded her in death. Georgeina was a member of Saint Peter's United Church of Christ. Her hobbies were doing crossword puzzles, playing the organ, Playing the Saxophone knitting and crocheting. When she was 16, Georgeina was in an all girls band playing in the Alpine theater. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother and spending time with her family was very important to her. She is survived by her children; Robert Podgers and wife Paula of Albion, Margaret "Peggy" Bodenhorn and husband Lee of Punxsutawney, Rita Gaston and husband Nick of Rochester Mills, thirteen grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. also surviving is a special niece Karen Yoder and husband Francis of Punxsutawney and a daughter in law; Marlene Acre of Anita. In addition to her husband Walter, she was preceded in death by a son; Fred Acre, stepson; Walter Podgers, Jr. and her sister’s; Margaret Thomas, Edwina Curry, Rachel Smith and Hazel Smith. Mrs. Podgers wishes were that all arrangements will be private for family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 203 Orchard Avenue, Punxsutawney, PA. 15767. Online condolences may be made at

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