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Nancy S.

September 6, 1933 – August 15, 2020

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Obituary for Nancy S. Stevens

Nancy Elaine (Swisshelm)

Age 86, a resident of Plum Borough, PA died Saturday, August 15, 2020. She was born September 6, 1933 in Pittsburgh to Frank and Margaret Swisshelm. She is survived by daughters Diane Stevens, Karen (George) Ramsey, Laurie (David) Kerchner, Eileen (David) Sharbaugh, and goddaughter Jennifer Jackson. She was richly blessed by 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; siblings Bill Swisshelm, David Swisshelm, Cheryl (Swisshelm) Andreus, Cynthia (Swisshelm) Eagan, Richard Swisshelm and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her spouse Walter Clifford Stevens, and sister, Barbara (Swisshelm) Riling. Nancy was a member of Trinity Tower United Methodist Church in Penn Hills for 64 years. While there, she was instrumental in establishing a robust Mission and Outreach program. She sang in the choir, formalized the church’s library, played in the bell choir, started a weekly prayer group, helped with Vacation Bible School, coordinated Fellowship Time, and helped with the annual Sock Hop fundraiser. She also volunteered at Penn Hills Library. She was among the first Nurse Practitioners to be certified in PA and worked at Penn-Plum Family Medicine for forty years; she retired at age 72. A Memorial Service will be held outdoors on Friday, August 21st 2020 at 11AM at Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, 6729 Saltsburg Road, Pittsburgh PA 15235. Guests may choose to remain in their cars and listen to the service via their car radio. Guests may also bring lawn chairs and sit around the pavilion. All who leave their cars are asked to wear masks for the comfort and safety of all. The service will also be available on Zoom. Private burial will immediately follow the service at Jefferson Memorial Cemetery. In case of inclement weather, the service will be moved indoors and will be for family only. For information on attending via Zoom, please contact the church at (412)793-9000 for login information. Arrangements entrusted to Soxman Funeral Homes, Ltd. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to: Trinity Tower United Methodist Church to be directed to the general church fund, UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief), or Lincoln Park Food Bank.

Service Information

Friday, August 21st, 2020 11:00am
Pastor Dale Reese
Trinity Tower United Methodist Church
6792 Saltsburg Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
Service Extra Info
The Service will be held at the outdoor pavilion. Visitors can choose to sit in their vehicles and listen to the service on the radio or bring a chair to sit around the pavilion. Those leaving their vehicles will be asked to properly wear a face mask. The service will also be available through Zoom.

Interment Information

Jefferson Memorial Park
Curry Hollow Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Interment Extra Info
Interment will be private.
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