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Margaret Frances (Patterson) Neff

January 4, 1921 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 99)

Obituary

Margaret Frances Neff, 99, of Pittsburgh, PA, died Monday, May 4, 2020 in La Quinta, CA surrounded by her family.

Margaret was born January 4, 1921 in Birmingham, AL to William B. and Lillie {Barrett} Patterson.

She graduated from South Hills High School in Pittsburgh, earned her BS in 1942 from the University of Pittsburgh and married Harold A. Neff on October 17, 1942. He died in February of 1999.  Margaret earned a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning in 1970 also from the University of Pittsburgh.

Margaret worked for San Diego Public Schools, Higbees in Cleveland, and finally for Westinghouse Electric Corporation of Pittsburgh retiring in 1983.

She was a 50 plus year member of the Pleasant Hills Community United Presbyterian Church, was an avid gardener, and a Junior Achievement Mentor.

Margaret will be deeply missed by her daughters Linda (Jeff) Hultman and Laura (John) McCord all of Palm Desert, CA, son Jim Neff of Pittsburgh, PA as well as six grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband Harold, son Bill Neff, and sisters Mary Elizabeth Clark and Nina Dibrell.

Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster is assisting the family with arrangements.  Burial will be at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA at a later date.

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Services

Private Interment

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