March 2, 1973 – March 6, 2020
Jennifer R. Beaver, 47, of Franklin Township, Pittsburgh, PA passed away peacefully March 6, 2020, surrounded by family members. She suffered for many years from an autoimmune liver disease. She was the wife of Donald R. Beaver for 23 years. Born in Bethlehem, PA she was the daughter of David and Mary (Trexler) Long.
Jennifer graduated from Freedom High School in Bethlehem in 1991 and Penn State University in 1995 with a degree in Elementary Education, cum laude. Jennifer was a former kindergarten teacher at The Kinder Station, State College, PA, and curriculum director/writer at Be At Home Child Care, Pittsburgh, PA.
Jennifer was extremely devoted to her children. A friend to many, she was a very caring, thoughtful, and unselfish person. Her beautiful smile and loving nature will be greatly missed by all.
She is survived by her husband; parents; son Kyle of Pittsburgh; daughters Rachael of New York City, Morgan of Cleveland, OH; brother David Long and his wife Nina of Holland, PA; sister Kristin Kessler and her husband Duane of Downingtown, PA; three nieces; and aunts, uncle, and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, March 10 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2230 Rochester Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237(EVERYONE TO MEET AT CHURCH). Calling hours will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm on Monday, March 9, at HP Brandt Funeral Home, Inc., 1032 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
Donations in her memory can be made to Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Forbes Tower, Suite 8084, 3600 Forbes Avenue at Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or Four Diamonds Fund, Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, 1249 Cocoa Ave #115, Hershey, PA 17033. Online condolences maybe shared at www.brandtfuneralhome.com
- Visitation Monday, March 9, 2020
- Funeral Mass Tuesday, March 10, 2020
March 11, 2020
Jen will live on in my memory as a genuine and kind friend. I still get a chuckle at the irony of someone so sweet and and good-natured having a crush on Axl Rose from Guns and Roses. I’m deeply sorry for the loss her family and loved ones are feeling.