The Daily Item
BEAVERTOWN — Nancy L. Aurand, 75, of Jonna Drive, passed away at 11:47 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Geisinger in Lewistown.
She was born June 19, 1938, in Beaver Springs, the daughter of the late W. Donald and Grace M. (Walter) Felker. On March 22, 1956, she married her husband of 58 years, Jerre I. Aurand, who survives.
Nancy attended Beaver Vocational and graduated from West Snyder High School.
She previously had been employed at Mattern’s Hatchery in Beaver Springs, Shirks Flowers in Beavertown and eventually worked alongside her husband owning and operating the funeral homes in McClure and Beavertown for more than 40 years.
Nancy was an active member of Beaver Lutheran Church, where she was a member of W.E.L.C.A. and the Altar Guild and attended the young adults’ Sunday school class. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Beavertown Home and School Club.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Brett and Michelle Aurand, of Avondale; one daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Doug Kline, of Beaver Springs; two grandchildren, Jerre Thomas and wife Stephanie, of Beavertown, and Rhiannon Aurand, of Avondale; one stepgranddaughter, Ayesha Berrier and husband Gary, of Franklinton, N.C.; one great-grandson, Landen Thomas; one stepgreat-grandson, Garrett Berrier; one brother-in-law, Darwin Aurand and wife Lisa, of Shermansdale; one sister-in-law, Lynn Felker, of Brownstown Charter Township, Mich.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Nancy was preceded in death by one brother, William D. Felker.
Friends and family will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Beaver Lutheran Church, Beaver Springs, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Nathan Baker-Trinity officiating.
Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Beavertown.
Contributions in Nancy’s memory may be made to Beaver Lutheran Church, 18207 Route 522, Beaver Springs, PA 17812.
Arrangements are by the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown.