Scottdale, PA 15683
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Faith Osterwise Rees

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Faith Osterwise Rees of Greensburg, PA, died December 23, 2004 at her home. Faith was born March 5, 1932 in Youngwood, PA, a daughter of Hazel Smith Osterwise and Harry Osterwise of Ruffsdale. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Rev. H. George Osterwise. Faith is survived by her husband, Rev. Jack Robert Rees whom she married in 1954; a son, Donald Paul Rees and wife Patricia of State College; a daughter, Hope Ann Abel and husband Jack of Dormont; and she was the grandmother of three, Katherine Faith Abel, Brady Lewis Rees, and Elizabeth Foley Rees; also surviving is a sister-in-law, Mrs. George (Daryl) Osterwise; and a number of nieces, nephews, and close cousins. She attended Seton Hill College and the Greensburg Business School. With her husband, she shared in serving several churches within the Western Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church, over a period of 40 years. During this time, she often held the position of church secretary. A memorial service will be held on a later date at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Westmoreland Hospice, Westmoreland County Branch of the American Cancer Society, or the Baltzer Meyer Historical Society @ Box 211, RR#11, Greensburg, PA 15601. Personalized arrangements are under the direction of the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 105 Spring St., Scottdale (724-887-5300/[email protected])
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Dec. 26, 2004
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