Margaret R. "Maggie" Rhem Headland, age 100, of The Colony at St. Paul's Continuing Care Community, passed away Wednesday morning, July 31, 2019.
She was born October 15, 1918, in Turtle Creek, PA to Mitchell C. and Mary (Tittle) Rehm. On August 30, 1941 she married Howard L. "Budd" Headland, Jr., he passed away June 15, 2009. She graduated from Turtle Creek Union High School in 1936 and from Slippery Rock State Teachers College (now Slippery Rock University) in 1940 with a degree in Health and Physical Education. She was a teacher at Wilkins Junior High School, now part of Woodland Hills School District, from 1940 until her retirement in 1965.
Maggie was the organist at Beulah Presbyterian Church, Churchill Borough, for almost 20 years. Since that time, she filled positions in other churches and substituted in several churches in the Pittsburgh and Greenville areas. In 1944 she was initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star and served in several offices, including Worthy Matron. She also served as District Deputy Grand Matron 1995-1996. At the time of her death, she was a member of Century Chapter #100, in Jamestown, PA.
She is a member of Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 68 years, her parents, three brothers, and one sister. She is survived by nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Friday, August 23, 2019 in the Rust Colony Square Pavilion at St. Paul's, with Rev. Glenn Sadler and Rev. June Boutwell, co-officiating. Burial will be private in Churchill Cemetery, Turtle Creek, PA.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. 366-368 S. Main St. Greenville.
I have had the honor of knowing Maggie for many many years since I worked at St Paul’s 40 years. both Maggie and Bud both were the most kind and giving people
she will be greatly missed her kind and gentle way her dedication and her love of life were matched by none. we have truly lost a dear friend
I knew Maggie thru Eadtern Star. She was a grand lady, well loved.
Maggie was a one-of-a-kind lady. She was very proud of her membership in Eastern Star. She loved to share her musical talents with everyone. Rest In Peace with Buddy!
Maggie was a gracious lady who touched the hearts of everyone who knew her. I will always remember her kind ways and love for the Order of the Eastern Star. Rest now my friend and be in peace.
Maggie was great lady. Rest In Peace with Buddy!
Maggie was a wonderful Sister and a dedicated member of ours in Century Chapter #100 Order of the Eastern Star. She will be greatly missed by all, but we know she is once again with Budd. Our prayers are with her family and friends.