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Grace R. (Straitiff) Forcina
August 21, 1943 ~ June 4, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Grace R. (Straitiff) Forcina, age 79, of Buffington, PA passed away on Sunday, June 4th, 2023 at her home with her family by her side.
She was born on August 21st, 1943 in Playford, PA
Daughter of Nannie Myrle (Dressell) Straitiff of Uledi, PA and the late Robert F. Straitiff
Grace was a member of The First Christian Church of New Salem and was also a Sunday School Teacher. She was formerly employed at Colorama Religious Supplies Store in Uniontown, PA for over 26 years.
Grace is survived by her husband: Albert Forcina
one daughter: Karen Burnsworth
three sons: Albert, Brian, and Carmen and wife Wendi
five grandchildren: Joe, Nicole, Brianna, Kenadi, and Carmen James
four great-grandchildren: Hunter, Blake, Lillianna, and Cambriegha
her mother: Nan
brothers: Robert, Edward, Darwin, and Roy
sisters: Georgia and Robin
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM and on Thursday from 10:00AM until 11:00AM where a Funeral Service will be held with Pastor Patsy Sassano officiating. Interment will follow in Jacobs-Lutheran Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Grace's name to: Operation Christmas Child