Poorbaugh , Blanche M. 79
Blanche M. Connor Poorbaugh, 79, of New Alexandria, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in Excela Health Westmoreland, Greensburg. She was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Youngwood, daughter of Alice Jones, of Hunker, and the late Kenneth Connor. In addition to her father, Blanche was predeceased by her beloved husband, Earl G. Poorbaugh and a brother, Lee Connor. Besides her mother, Blanche is survived by her family including daughters, Norma Jean Mascia and her husband, Joseph "Tony", of New Alexandria, and Karen Sassone, of Irwin; grandchildren, Amber Kline and her husband, Eric, Justin Mascia and Angela Sassone; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Ashley and Autumn, who referred to Blanche as "grandma with the moo cows!"; half siblings, Brenda Overly, of Hunker, Thomas Jones, of Maryland, and James Jones, of Texas; in-laws, Ann Connor, Alverda Poorbaugh, Eleanor Poorbaugh, Sarah Boyer, Edna Mae Poorbaugh, Raymond and Elsie Poorbaugh and also numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, 724-468-8381, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. H. Clifton Foster presiding. Interment services will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. http://www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.