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Elizabeth J. (Booher) Speer

October 6, 1929 ~ June 25, 2019 (age 89)

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Obituary

Elizabeth J. Speer, 89, of Oakmont, formerly of New Kensington passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in Westminster Place Presbyterian Sr. Care on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  She was born on October 6, 1929 in Kittanning to the late Cecil & Olive (Rau) Booher.  She worked as a receptionist for Bell Telephone.  Elizabeth was a 50 year member of the Apollo Eastern Star; Treasurer of Sunday school class; 1st and 2nd grade Sunday school teacher; Wafola class, cook for the Kiwanis Club and Judge of Elections in New Kensington.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, playing cards, baking and cooking for her family & friends and her trips to Maine to visit her son.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband G. Allan Speer, and her sister Virginia Martinek.  She leaves behind her beloved children, Richard A. (Judith Frost) Speer, of Auburn, Maine; Pamela J. (William) Pish, of Lower Burrell, and Rebecca “Beckie” (Jim) Hess of Lower Burrell; her dear grandchildren Kathryn Speer, Bill (Gretchen) Pish, Steven (Ashley) Pish, Ellie Meighan, Jim (Megan) Hess and Matt Hess; great grandchildren, Jillian, Lexi, Allan and Elijah Pish.  Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday in the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068 where a service will be held on Saturday at noon with Pastor Susan Blank officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Sr. Care Network/for the Benevolent Fund, 1215 Hulton Road, Oakmont PA  15139 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 28, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Visitation
Friday
June 28, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Blessing Service
Saturday
June 29, 2019

12:00 PM
Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Donations

Presbyterian Sr. Care Network/ for the Benevolent Fund
1215 Hulton Road, Oakmont PA 15139

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