Kathleen L. MinehartApril 8, 1947 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 70)
Kathleen L. Minehart, 70, of Saxonburg, formerly of Butler, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, following a courageous battler with cancer, at the Good Samaritan Hospice of Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.
Born April 8, 1947 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Harry C. Minehart and Kathleen M. Weiland Minehart.
Kathleen was among the first women to operate heavy equipment, as she was a member of the Operating Engineers Union Local #66. After retiring she worked at II-VI, Penn United and also Harmar Village. She enjoyed reading, baking, going to craft shows, thrift shopping and going to Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh.
Surviving is her daughter, Lynn A. (Mark) Lankitus of Fenelton.
1 son, Douglas (Denise) Acquaviva of Canonsburg, PA.
2 grandsons, Dominic and Vincent.1 brother, Harry C. Minehart, Jr. of Butler.
4 sisters: Lois Harrison of Butler; Patty Holfman of Butler; Fran Fennell of Saxonburg and Beth (David) Maloney of Butler.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David Acquaviva and a sister, Marlene Hockenberry.
Family and friends are invited gather at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017.
In Lieu of Flowers, Donations may be made to the Butler Area Public Library, 218 North McKean Street, Butler, PA 16001, or to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16034.