Katherine E. (Olexa) Donovan, 85, of Beaver, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 28, 2012.
Born November 4, 1926, in Monaca, she was a daughter of the late Elmer T. and Joan S. (Maurer) White. Katherine was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the former Rochester Hospital and did private duty nursing. She had previously attended Kathryn Khulman Church in Pittsburgh and more recently attended Faith 2 Faith Church in Rochester.
She leaves her husband, John Donovan; a son, Steven Olexa and his wife, Nancy, of Ambridge; a daughter, Patricia Zuade and her husband, Daniel, of New Castle; a brother, Robert White, of Monaca, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents Katherine was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Olexa and a son, James Olexa.
A private visitation was held at Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca.
Donations may be made, if desired, to Faith 2 Faith Ministries, 307 E. Washington Street, Rochester, PA 15074.
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