Elizabeth L. Blystone, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, December 5, 2020 in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant. She was born September 25, 1928 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Andrew J. and Edna S. (Sheets) Fencil. She was a graduate of Hurst High School and prior to retirement worked at Laurel Vending. She was a lifelong member of First United Church of Christ, Mt. Pleasant, where she was a Sunday school teacher, youth leader, member of the church consistory and church secretary. She was also a former member of Kecksburg VFD Ladies Auxiliary. Elizabeth enjoyed going on bus trips, reading, watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s activities and playing cards with her friends at the Country Café. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde O. “Sap” Blystone, brothers, Joseph, John, Eugene and Carroll Fencil and a sister Marietta Cramer. She is survived by her loving family, children, Gary Blystone (Connie Craig) of Latrobe, Denise LaMantia (William) of Mt. Pleasant and Bryan Blystone (Charlene Wisneski) of Greensburg, seven grandchildren, Diana Wise (Rick) of Mt. Pleasant, Ralph Rugg (Cathy) of Acme, Beth Thomas (fiancée Robert Bienia) of Mt. Pleasant, Matthew Blystone (Shelly) of Greensburg, Scott Blystone (Dayna) of Irwin, Emily Surace (Louis) of Pleasant Unity and Craig Blystone (Britney) of Mt. Pleasant, five great grandchildren, Donnie and Colby Thomas (Mamaw always said “My Colby”), Mackenzie and Ralph Rugg, Jr., and Jensen Blystone, two sisters, Dorothy Harrer and Melva Burkholder both of Mt. Pleasant, two sister-in-laws, Shirley Fencil of Champion and Jessie Fencil of Greensburg, and many nieces and nephews. A private visitation and service was held at the Leo M. Bacha Funeral Home, Inc., Pleasant Unity, with The Rev. David L. Greer officiating. Interment in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Kecksburg VFD, UPMC Children’s Hospital in honor of Elizabeth’s great grandson Jensen, First United Church of Christ or your favorite charity. The family would like to thank Harmon House and their staff for their wonderful care.
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First United Church of Christ
PO Box 357, Mt. Pleasant PA 15666
Kecksburg Volunteer Fire Department
5128 Water Street, Mt. Pleasant PA 15666
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224