Nicole Renèe Finney, 38, of Washington, died Saturday, August 29, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.
She was born October 24, 1981, in Washington, a daughter of Richard (Janet Ward) McCartney and Michelle Glendenning Gontas.
Nicole played softball, ran track, and loved the beach. She was a member of the Barefoot Riders and loved writing short stories for children. Her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends.
She was a member of Trinity Bible Fellowship and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Surviving are a son, Geffrey Brown of Washington; three daughters, Haley Finney, Emily Finney and Zia Brown, all of Washington; a brother, Jeremy Gontas of Washington; a sister, Jennifer (Jerad) Cline of Meadowlands; stepfather Richard Gontas; nephew Logan Cline; grandfather Jim Glendenning; and her longtime friend, Bob Weller.
Deceased are grandparents Carl and Margaret McCartney, and Patty Glendenning
Due to state-mandated COVID-19 restrictions, all services were private. Arrangements have been entrusted to William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington.