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Audrey Lea (Kester) Harvey

June 24, 1932 ~ March 7, 2018 (age 85)

Audrey Lea Harvey, 85, of McDonald died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at St. Clair Memorial Hospital of Mt. Lebanon.

She was born June 24, 1932 in Alma, WV, the daughter of the late Ervin E. and Sara Jane (Thompson) Kester. 

Mrs. Harvey was a 1949 graduate of Weir High School, Weirton WV.

She was a homemaker and had a baking business she ran from her home.

Mrs. Harvey was a member of  St. Alphonsus R. C. Church, McDonald and attended Holy Child R. C. Church, Bridgeville with her daughter.

She loved baking and the beach, but her life was her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her family.

On January 30, 1953, she married Charles Daniel Harvey, who died on Feb. 2, 1992. 

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia D. (Bill) Sergi of Cecil and Darla R. Ryjer of Carnegie;  a brother, Larry A. (Libby) Kester of Florence, SC; four grandchildren, Lauren M. (Matt) Burlando, Brianne (Rob) Garber, Kristin (Larry Schneider) Ryjer and Brandon Ryjer; and five great grandchildren, Nathan, Nicholas and Lyla Burlando, Riley Schneider and Kinley Ryjer.

Deceased are four brothers, Clarence, Morris, Paul and Rexall Kester.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Holy Child R.C. Church, 212 Station St., Bridgeville, with Rev. Joseph Freedy as celebrant.  Burial will follow in Robinson Run Cemetery, McDonald. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at

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