September 2, 1935 - August 15, 2019
Wanda Mae Gaston, 83, of Rochester Twp., passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, in her home. Born September 2, 1935, in Hall, W.Va., daughter of the late Lester and Ruby Ellison Smith, she was a retired direct care aid with Passavant Memorial Homes, Rochester Twp. She was a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, Rochester, where she was a Christian Mother and former president. Wanda attended the Valley Care Adult Day Center, Ambridge. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor F. Gaston in 1996, and a sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Connie Dietz. Surviving are one daughter, Dawn Marie Nemec, Rochester Twp., with whom she lived; one grandson, Matthew Nemec and his wife, Alyssa, Chippewa; one granddaughter, Gabrielle Marie Croskey and her husband, Christopher, Liverpool, N.Y.; two great-granddaughters, Mackenzie and Maya Nemec; an expected great-granddaughter in September, Rosalie Marie; one sister, Betty McMillan, Morgantown, W.V.; a brother and sister-in-law, Junior and Martha Smith, Michigan; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. in WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester Twp. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park. A Christian Wake service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the Beaver County Humane Society, 3394 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa, PA 15001 or the Valley Care Ambridge, Lutheran Senior Life, 1323 Freedom Rd., Cranberry, PA 16066. The family would like to give a special thanks to Heritage Valley Medical Group, Beaver Falls, especially Dr. Carl Sestito and caregivers Beth Bishop and Christina Buchanan. We would like to acknowledge Rick Verrico and Mario and Linda Belcufine for always being there for mom.
Wanda Mae Gaston, 83, of Rochester Twp., passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, in her home. Born September 2, 1935, in Hall, W.Va., daughter of the late Lester and Ruby Ellison Smith, she was a retired direct care aid with Passavant Memorial... View Obituary & Service Information
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