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Elizabeth "Libby" (Brown) Bruce

November 11, 1927 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 92)

Obituary

Elizabeth “Libby’’ Bruce, 92, formerly of McDonald, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Bridgeville Rehabilitation and Care Center, Bridgeville.

She was born November 11, 1927 in Keystone; a daughter of Wilfred Bert and Sarah Couchenour Brown.

Mrs. Bruce was a graduate of Burgettstown High School class of 1945. She worked for 26 years at Woodville State Hospital as a food service supervisor, from where she retired in 1988.

Elizabeth was a member of Raccoon Presbyterian Church, Midway V.F.D. Ladies Auxiliary and S.N.P.J. Lodge 89 in Midway.  She loved cooking and gardening.

On October 20, 1945, she married Thomas John Bruce Sr., who passed away March 14, 1978.

Surviving are a son, Thomas John (Carol) Bruce Jr. of McDonald; a daughter, Jeanie (Dave) McGinnis of Imperial; a brother, Ronald Brown of Augsburg, Germany; two sisters, Sarah Hughes of Clinton and Patricia Moreau of McDonald; four grandchildren, Thomas Wm., Dwayne and Paul Bruce, and Christina Elizabeth Parkinson; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah Bruce and Tyler Reeder.

Deceased are three brothers, Wilfred, George and Benjamin Brown; and four sisters, Grace Sivak, Nellie Bissett, Norine Ulrick and Lois Diamond.

Family will receive friends at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM; where funeral services will take place Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:00 am. Interment will be private. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at www.nationfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
August 16, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Visitation
Sunday
August 16, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Visitation
Monday
August 17, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Visitation
Monday
August 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 18, 2020

11:00 AM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

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