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Margarita Wall Staugler

August 3, 1921 — March 3, 2022

Margarita Wall Staugler, 100, formerly of Pepper Pike, Ohio and Blythewood, South Carolina, passed away peacefully, Thursday, March 3, 2022, in Strabane Woods Assisted Living where she received excellent care. 365 Hospice provided compassionate assistance to her in her final days.  She was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Columbia, South Carolina and Saint Patrick Church of Saint Oscar Romero Parish, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Staugler was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 3, 1921, the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Wall. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and held the position of Assistant Tax Manager of Allied Oil Co. (Ashland Oil and Refining Co.) prior to her marriage.  She later became an active member and officer of many organizations in the Cleveland area, including the University Heights Women’s Club, Garden Clubs, Gesu Catholic Church Women’s Guild, and the Walden Country Club.  She was a former model for the Higbee (Dillard’s) Company, Cleveland, Ohio.  She was an avid enamellist and gardener and had a national standing as a Duplicate Bridge Player.

Margarita was married to her beloved husband of 60 years, the late Kenneth Andrew Staugler.   She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Popovich (Thomas); treasured granddaughters, Dr. Pamela Popovich (Marcus Schneidt) and Christine Killelea (John); great-grandson, Ryan Killelea; brother, James Wall (Marilyn); nephews, Jack Wall, Robert Wall (Melanie); nieces, Katherine Wall, Mary Claire and Terese Wall; grand-nieces Leslie and Erin Wall, and her dear cousin, Joanne Park.

Margarita was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, John and Betty Wall and sister-in-law, Joni Wall.

All services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Inurnment alongside her late husband at Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina will take place at a later date.

If desired, contributions may be made online in Mrs. Staugler’s memory to The Essential Tremors Foundation ( or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association of America (

Arrangements have been entrusted to Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, Erin E Jones LFD, 304 W. Pike Street, Canonsburg 724-745-8120.

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