A. Jeanette (Smith) Schrecongost, 86, formerly of Natrona Heights, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Harmar Village Care Center, Harmarville. She was born July 7, 1933, in Brewton, Alabama to the late A.L. and Alice Morris Smith. Jeannette worked in the Social Services Department at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. She was a former member of the Natrona Heights Presbyterian Church. Jeanette is survived by her children, Deborah (Kevin) Gourley, of South Buffalo Township, Paul Schrecongost, of Whitehall and Mark Schrecongost (Traci), of Kittanning; six grandchildren, Chad (Candice) Gourley, Nathan (Melinda) Gourley, Derek (Jenna) Gourley, Felicia Schrecongost, Devin Schrecongost and Darcie Schrecongost; 8 great-grandchildren; her caretaker and companion of 28 years, Richard MCClain; and by her sister, Thelma L. Kelly of Pigeon Forge, Tenn. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Paul Schrecongost; and by her sister, Mary Margaret Jernigan.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 12 noon until the time of service at 2:00 pm in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688. Officiating will be the Rev. R. Cameron Malcolm, IV. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Jeanette may be made to the American Diabetes Society, 112 Washington Place #1520, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219. To send an online condolence please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com.
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