Margaret Bartos

Margaret Bartos

Margaret Bartos, 87, of East Stroudsburg, PA, formerly of Phillipsburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2024 at Spring Village in East Stroudsburg, PA. She was born on April 14, 1937 in Phillipsburg, NJ, a daughter of the late Antonio and Theresa Hammerstone Garcia.

Marge was a creative soul who spent her working years hand retouching portraits in the days before photoshop at Jack and Jill Studios. Marge was a devoted and loving mother. She brought laughter and happiness to everyone she met ranging from family and friends to total strangers.

She will forever be remembered for her love of her cat, Shadow who provided her with devoted companionship. She will also be remembered for her fondness of sweets, especially the fudge in which she indulged whenever she was able.

She is survived by her loving children, Toni Shramko and her husband Ross of East Stroudsburg, Pa., and John Bartos and his wife Marcia of Magnolia Texas. Marge is also survived by her grandchildren, Ashley Bartos, Jennifer Hopkins and Michael Hopkins.

A gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 6 PM to 8 PM at The Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St., Phillipsburg, NJ. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024 at 11 AM in St. Philip & St. James Cemetery, Greenwich Twp., NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Marge to the Alzheimer’s Association at