Margaret C. (Thumma) Anderson, 89, of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Thornwald Home in Carlisle. She was born on October 24, 1930 in Bloserville and was a daughter of the late Abraham Otis Thumma and Lovina Sarah (Leer) Thumma. Margaret was the widow of N. Lee Anderson who died Jan. 9, 2011.
Margaret was a member of Good Shepherd Community United Methodist Church, Carlisle. She had worked at several area garment factories, served as a cook at the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home and the US Army War College and had worked several years at the Country Butcher Shop.
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She is survived by one daughter, Lisa S. (husband, Brian) Hockenberry of Enola, three sisters; Charlotte Dyer of Halifax, Betty Miller of Newville, Freida Franklin of St. Thomas and Mary Hornberger of Lebanon, one brother, Donald Thumma of Boiling Springs, two grandchildren; Abby and Adam Hockenberry and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers; Raymond, Elwood and Richard Thumma.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Rev. William Pipp officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing be held at the funeral home on Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to her church or to the West Pennsboro Township Fire Company. www.Since1853.com.