Marguerite Oravitz FellMarguerite ‘Midge’ Oravitz Fell

Midge has deep family ties in funeral service. Her late father, Stephen F. “Doc” Oravitz, was a prominent funeral director in Shenandoah for many years. Her mother, the late Matilda “Tillie” (Alex) Oravitz was a licensed cosmetologist and worked with her father in the funeral business. In addition, her grandparents, Stephen M. and Jennie A. Oravitz, were also licensed funeral directors.

Midge is a graduate of Bloomsburg College where she received a BS in Education. She did graduate work at Pennsylvania State University and received her M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling. She was a state certified teacher having worked with the gifted and remedial reading programs.

Following in her father’s footsteps, Midge graduated Summa Cum Laude from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, New York, NY. She earned the Mu Sigma Alpha Award, awarded on a national level to highest achieving students. She became licensed in 1977.

Midge and her husband Bill are life-long residents of Shenandoah and have one daughter Cheryl wife of Tom Tourish of Wayne, PA.

If you would like to contact Midge, please send an email message to midge@woffuneralhome.com.

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