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Grace F. Kirkpatrick

June 30, 1921 ~ April 3, 2018 (age 96)

Grace F. (Himes) Kirkpatrick, 96 of Fawn Township, died Tuesday April 3, 2018 at UPMC-St. Margaret’s, surrounded by her family. She was born June 30, 1921 in Pittsburgh to the late William M. and Laura E. (Keck) Himes, but has resided in Fawn for the past 60 years. For most of her life, Grace was a homemaker, who enjoyed gardening, bingo, puzzles and her family and friends. Grace served with the Fawn #1 fireman’s Lady’s Auxiliary for 50 years making lifelong friends along the way. She also supported the Fawn community by serving as Judge of elections for many years.

Survivors include her daughters Darlene (William) Barnes of Leechburg, Mitzie L. Burke of Plano, TX and Jeanne M. Kudlac of Fawn; grandchildren William Barnes, Robert Burke, Christopher Burke, Matthew Burke, Nicole Conrad and Stacie Pfender, and 7 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Bernard, her son Robert Kirkpatrick; sisters Salinda Mae Kennedy, Ruth Mahanna, Betty Storey, Lois Kirk and Nadine Howells; and brothers Arch Moore and William Himes.

Family will receive friends Friday from 3-7 PM in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer, where funeral services will be conducted Saturday 10 AM. She will be laid to rest with her husband in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township. View obituary online and leave condolences at

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