Obituaries

Donald L. Brainerd

Donald L. Brainerd

Donald L. Brainerd, 87, of Sewickley passed peacefully on Wednesday October 10, 2018, In UPMC Shadyside. He was born in Baltimore, MD on July 29, 1931 the son of the late Eldred & Evelyn (Webb) Brainerd.   Donald is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Toni Brainerd. Three children: Steven Brainerd (Marian), OH; Douglas Brainerd (Faith), OH & Kimberly Mirolli (Timothy), OH. Two sisters, Barbara Williams & Dorothy Ritsko, a brother, James Brainerd. Five grandchildren & 4 great…

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Stephen Andrew Ankrom

Stephen Andrew Ankrom

  Stephen Andrew Ankrom, 30, of Raccoon Township, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 5, 2018, at Heritage Valley, Beaver. Born May 30, 1988, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a son of Terrence Ankrom and Deborah English. A 2006 graduate of Hopewell High School, he was currently working as a Business Manager at Globe Airport Parking in Moon Township. Surviving is his loving wife, Kendall Ankrom; his four children, Aiden, Eliana, Madison, and Kenley Ankrom; his father, Terrence (Karen) Ankrom; his…

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Andrew J. Span

Andrew J. Span

Andrew J. Span, 92, of Moon Twp. died on Friday, September 28, 2018 in Concordia of Franklin Park.  He was born in Ambridge on August 12, 1926 the son of the late Andrew & Mary (Pinkovsky) Span. Andrew served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. While he claimed he “never did anything”, he was selected among the Army’s finest to train with the Army Signal Corps.  After the war, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh…

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Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop, 83, of Potter Twp. passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on September 27, 2018. She was born on November 13, 1934, in Cumberland, MD., a daughter of the late Iva (Dickens) Davis and John Davis. She was a 1952 graduate of Rochester High School, a 1955 graduate of the Providence School of Nursing, a 1972 graduate of Slippery Rock University, where she received her B.S. Degree in Nursing Education, and also a 1990 graduate…

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Judith Ann (Ingram) Schwartz

Judith Ann (Ingram) Schwartz

Judith Ann (Ingram) Schwartz, 72, of Crescent Twp. passed on Monday September 24, 2018 at The Residence at Willow Lane, McKees Rocks.  She was born in Altoona on July 23, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Richard & Louise (Flick) Ingram. Judy attended nursing school at West Penn Hospital in 1967. She then worked for many years as the nurse manager of labor & delivery/post-partum at West Penn Hospital. Judy later obtained her Bachelor of Education degree at…

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Keith Edward Wert

Keith Edward Wert

Keith Edward Wert, 58 of Hopewell Twp. Passed away Saturday September 22, 2018. He was born January 9, 1960 in Lock Haven, PA the son of  Richard Wert & Phyllis Geraty Wert.  He was employed by Allegheny Technologies Inc. as an IT Manager.  He attended Impact Christian Church, Moon Twp.  He was a beloved coach for Special Olympics Beaver County. He was preceded in death by his son Kyle Edward Wert. He is survived by his wife Wendy Foust Wert,…

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David Forrest II

David Forrest II

David Forrest II, 51, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away peacefully at The Grove at Harmony, in Harmony PA. He was born February 16, 1967 in New Brighton, PA a son of David B. Forrest and the late Nancy (Halfhill) Forrest. He is survived by his father, David; his son, David Forrest III, of Elyleria, OH.; his sisters, Lori (Jim) August, of New Sewickley Twp., Tammy (Bob) Romaniak, of Daugherty Twp. He is also survived by his nieces, and Nephew,…

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Kenneth C. Cavanaugh

Kenneth C. Cavanaugh

  Kenneth C. Cavanaugh, 82, of Hopewell Township, passed away September 17, 2018, in Heritage Valley Beaver.  He was born on April 23, 1936, son of the late Kenneth A. and Elsie M. (Romesburg) Cavanaugh.  He celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary with his loving wife Esther (Workman) whom he married on August 2, 1958.  Including his wife, he will be missed by his three children and their spouses Craig & Mary Cavanaugh of New Wilmington, Eric & Dawn Cavanaugh of…

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Kay C. Snyder

Kay C. Snyder

Kay C. Snyder, 81, of Crescent Twp. died on Sunday September 16, 2018 in Heritage Valley Sewickley.  She was born in Youngwood, PA on March 11, 1937 the daughter of the late William & Kathryn (Holtzer) Carr. She graduated from Greensburg High School in 1955.  She retired as a manager from PNC Bank after over 20 years of service.  She was also a longtime member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Hopewell Twp. Kay is survived by her husband of…

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Nancy (Graham) Easter

Nancy (Graham) Easter

Nancy (Graham) Easter, 66, of Moon Twp. died on Wednesday September 5, 2018 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. She was born in Poplar Bluff, MO on May 24, 1952 the daughter of Mildred (Seaton) Graham and the late Albert Graham. After graduating from Carthage (IL) Community High School in 1970, Nancy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University. She then worked as a Registered Nurse for many years in the neo-natal intensive care…

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