Margaret “Marge” L. Gorman, 92, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.
Marge was born May 5, 1919 in Ronks, Pennsylvania to Jane (nee – Dieter) and Aldus Earl Longenecker. Marge, an Army Nurse, 2nd Lieutenant, during World War II, met her beloved husband of 60 years, J. R. “Pat” Gorman while stationed at Camp Lee in Virginia. Together, they raised four children. Marge and Pat moved to Punta Gorda from Bethesda, Maryland in 1978, and were very active in the community.
She is survived by her four children, Kathleen G. (Paul) Marshall of Port Charlotte, FL, Susan E. Gorman of North Port, FL, Mickey Gorman of North Port, FL, and Buz (Kathleen) Gorman of Villanova, PA.; and nine grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Marge was preceded in death by two sisters, three brothers, and her beloved husband Pat.
A Celebration of Life service will be held for Marge at South Port Square on Westchester Blvd. in Port Charlotte at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, October 7, 2011. Committal with Military Honors will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida, at a later date.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.