Nellie  Persuhn
88, of Hooversville, PA, died February 28, 2017, at The Patriot, Somerset. Born July 8, 1928 in Fort Hill, she is the daughter of Ambrose M. and Edna (Shearer) Hinzy. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward James Persuhn who died February 14, 2011; grandson, Daniel Persuhn; step granddaughter, Carrie Beal; brothers, Homer, Ambrose Jr., Warren, Glenn, Bobby, and Billy; and sisters, Minerva, Leora and Louise. Survived by her children, Edward J. Persuhn, married to the former Anita Saylor; Bonnie L. Phillippi and husband, Clyde, all of Somerset; Randall D. Persuhn, married to the former Monica Yanosky of Central City; and David Persuhn, married to the former Toni Cordwell of Gibsonia; grandchildren, Ray, Jeff, Kevin, Jennifer, Randy and Nikki; step grandchildren, Barry, Ryan and Travis; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Brady, Alexis, Andrew, Katelin, Samantha, Emelia, and Jonny; step great-grandchildren, Hannah, Hailey, Logan, Cory, Ally, Maddie, Lily, Chris; and two great great grandsons, Logan, Lane. Nellie is a 1947 graduate of Rockwood High School, she loved gardening and camping. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset, where a service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday with Reverend Cletus Leasure officiating. Interment Somerset County Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
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