Gladys B. (Slupe) Beaver, 99, passed into the loving arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.
She was born February 9, 1921 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Walter and Lucele Gregg Slupe, the youngest of four children.
Glady graduated from Butler High School in 1939, became a practical nurse, then attended Grace Martin Secretarial School in Pittsburgh. She worked at Armco as a secretary until she met the love of her life. After she married John (Jack) Beaver, she became a homemaker and a loving mom to their two children.
She was a member of St. Andrews United Presbyterian Church, Armco Girls, Neighborhood Bridge Clubs as well as many Stonecroft Bible Studies.
Glady enjoyed walking, riding her stationary bike, shopping and playing bridge with her dear friends and vacationing in Florida for the winter. But most of all, she loved being with her family.
She was married on November 23, 1944 to John (Jack) Beaver for 53 years and the loving mom to Linda (Jack) Croft and David (Patty) Beaver. She was affectionately called Mema by her 4 grandchildren and their spouses, Lisa (Jim) Rosanbalm, Travis (Khristina) Croft, Laura (Owen) Usher and Lindsey (Christopher) Cavallero..Three great grandchildren, Kylie, Jack and Theo,.Nieces and nephews Brenda, Georgia and Karen (Dick), Rich,Ron and Jim, who she dearly loved.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John (Jack) Beaver, who passed away on December 30, 1997, her three brothers and their wife’s, Lester (Agnes) Slupe, Leroy (Jeanie) Slupe, and Charles (Dena) Slupe, and nephew Gordon Slupe.
Our family would like to thank the staff on Seigert-Gehr Hall at Concordia and the Hospice Nurses of Good Samaritan for their love and compassion they have shown mom over the last three years. They are amazing and so dedicated to the residents. Thank you from the bootom of our hearts! “Oh Boy”
There will be no public visitation and a private entombment will be in the Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum at Butler County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be sent to St. Andrews United Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Jefferson St., Butler, PA 16001 or to Concordia Lutheran Ministries, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023, Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023.
Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.