Faye S. Pettner – Center Township
Born May 27, 1959, in Rochester, she was a daughter of Blaine M. McMelleon of Center Twp. and the late Margaret E. Griffith McMelleon. A devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, Faye was a “doer” helping others even in death being an organ donor. She worked as a computer programmer with Vesuvius USA for 40 plus years.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Margaret Ann Elizabeth (Strayer) McMelleon; her father-in-law, Frank J. Pettner Sr.; an infant sister, Karen M. McMelleon; a sister, Janet L. Blair; a stepbrother, Shawn M. Bryan, and brother-in-law, Terry D. Pettner.
Surviving, in addition to her father, is her beloved husband, Frank J. Pettner Jr., whom she married November 30, 1985; the couple would have celebrated 32 years of marriage next month. She is also survived by her beloved son, Matthew M. Pettner of Center Twp.; a brother and sister-in-law, William M. and Patsy McMelleon, Coraopolis; her mother-in-law, Maureen Pettner of Baden; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Brenda and Tom Gross of Economy; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Scott and Debbie Pettner, South Beaver Twp.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Valerie and Mark Sabol, Texas; sister-in-law, Tonya Pettner, North Sewickley Twp.; a stepsister and her husband, Colleen and Tim Bruzzese of Hopewell Twp.; special cousins, Judi and Joe Rossi of Pittsburgh; special friends, Pam and Bob Licht of Cranberry Twp., and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Cremation will take place with a memorial to be held at a later date.
Memorials, in Faye’s name, may be made, if desired, to the American Heart Association or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Professional services provided by MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA 15050.