Margaret (Mimi) Rankin, 63, passed away Thursday February 9th at The Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA. She was a lifetime resident of Allentown. A graduate of William Allen High School and East Stroudsburg University. Until retiring she worked as an RN in the Lehigh Valley Hospital Neonatal unit. Mimi was a member of Calvary Moravian Church in Allentown. Mimi was predeceased by her father George Rankin and her brother Charles Rankin. She is survived by her mother Edna Rankin, and her brother George Rankin his wife Mary and their sons Sean and Alec, of South River NJ. Also survived by her sister Marie and her husband Bob Paxson of Lakeland TN and their daughters Jennifer of Southaven MS, Laura of Arlington TN, and Catherine of Bartlett TN, and by her Aunt Peg Steininger of Center Valley PA. Mimi enjoyed traveling and toured throughout Europe, cruised through the Panama Canal, was an animal lover, enjoyed crocheting and other crafts. Services: Family and friends are invited to gather for a memorial service to celebrate Mimi's life at Calvary Moravian Church, 21st & Livingston St, Allentown, PA on February 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to The Gift of Life Donor Program in Philadelphia or make the choice to donate as Mimi did to help others in need of transplants. You may sign the "obituary" email "guestbook" at www.crabiel.com .
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