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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maggie Tkatch, 46, of Baden, on July 9, 2023. Born Margaret Jane Suit on June 23, 1977, to her parents, William and Cathy Suit (Taylor), Maggie grew up in Ellwood City, eventually graduating from Lincoln High School. She continued her education at Clarion University, earning her teaching certificate. She was hired by the Seneca Valley School District shortly after her graduation. She proceeded to work at Seneca for the remainder of her life. Maggie was a dedicated employee that had a passion to assist those that needed it most. She was always proud to say she worked at Seneca and made countless friendships with those she worked with. It is with much sincerity that we thank the entire school district for their support and compassion throughout this struggle. Maggie met her future husband, Neil, in January 2003 and the two were married on November 25, 2005. She was a wonderful wife and truly was the best partner a football coach could ask for. It is without question that all of the coaches will remember her Saturday morning breakfasts with delight. In February 2008, Maggie gave birth to their son, Quinn. He quickly became her priority, and she truly was a great mother. She did her best to raise an honest and respectful young man. She was extremely proud of him and always encouraged him to be his best. It is difficult to express in words how truly special Maggie was. She was a kind, caring and honest person with a pleasant disposition. She enjoyed cooking, hiking, gardening, relaxing on a beach and spending time with her friends and family. She was extremely close with her sister, Annie. Though miles may have separated them at times, it was nothing that could not be fixed with a quick call or text. The two had a bond that will last forever. She also had many aunts and uncles that were extremely special to her. These included Patty and Michael, Maureen, Eileen and Blackie, Art and Chris, and Tom. She was also close with her cousins Tommy (Alexandra) and Mary (Justin). Maggie was a member at Saint Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church. She helped with pirohy project and wore the aroma of butter and onions with pride on Wednesday nights. She made lasting friendships with George, Janell and Dave that lasted to the end. As a family, we wish to thank all that helped throughout the past two years. There are far too many names to list but please know the gratitude will not be forgotten. All the support including visits, flowers, cards, prayers, text messages, pizzelles, biscotti, cookies, meals and gifts really made a difficult situation better. For one last time, we say thank you! Maggie was proceeded in death by her maternal grandparents, Arthur and Mary Jane Taylor, paternal grandfather Mike Suit, her father, Bill Suit, and her stepfather, Bob Lewis. She is survived by her paternal grandmother, Margaret Suit, husband, Neil, and son, Quinn, her mother, Cathy Lewis, sister Annie (Steve) Clark, stepbrother Bobby (Erin) Lewis, sister in-law, Laura (Tim), brother-in-law, Dru (Shannen), nephews, Brandon, Aadan, Liam, Philip, Owen, Riley, Preston and Benjamin. Friends will be received on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the John Syka Funeral Home, Inc. 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge, where a Panachyda service will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM followed by a Divine Liturgy for the repose of her soul at 11:00 AM in St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, 624 Park Rd. Ambridge. Her pastor, Father Geoffrey Mackey will officiate. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery. A Parastas service will be held on Wednesday at 2 PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a monetary donation, if desired, can be made towards the Maggie Tkatch Memorial Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund will be established to further educational opportunities for those similar to Maggie. Please send donations to Ambridge Area Federal Credit Union, 401 State Street in Baden, PA 15005.