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Faye Crain Henderson

July 17, 1922 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 96)

Faye Crain Henderson, beloved and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, Monday, July 1, 2019. She was born July 17, 1922, in Port Matilda, Pa., a daughter of the late Winfield Scott and Ruth Cowher Crain. She attended Penn State University and upon graduation, Faye taught elementary school in Port Matilda until she married her late husband, Ken, in 1943. Faye was a loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star as well as a long-standing member of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church choir. She and her lifelong partner, Ken, frequently sang duets for weddings and special occasions. They were a dynamic team, playing tennis and cards well into their 80s. Faye was a lifetime member of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church, as well as a supporter of the South Greensburg United Methodist Church. Her shining spirit, spunk and light will be greatly missed by all. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in 2015 by J. Kenneth Henderson, her cherished husband of 72 years. Faye is survived by daughters, Letitia Louise Pardoe (Keith), Ruth Anne Snyder and Pamela Faye Timbie (Tom); grandchildren, Kaitlyn Anne Watson (Danny), James Kenneth Snyder, Sarah Katharine Snyder, Kelsie Faye Timbie and Carolyn Anne Timbie; and great-grandson, Jackson Wyatt Snyder. The family held a private memorial service to celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Port Matilda United Methodist Church c/o Darlene Fleck, PO Box 25, Port Matilda, PA 16870.  Arrangements by the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, (724) 837-0020 pantalone.com Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.


Donations may be made to:

Port Matilda United Methodist Church c/o Darlene Fleck
PO Box 25, Port Matilda. PA 16870


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