Rebecca J. Park, 63, of East Main St., Youngsville, passed away Monday evening, February 25, 2013, at Golden Living Kinzua in Warren.
She was born November 1, 1949 in Warren, a daughter of the late Robert J. Jewell and Eileen C. (Carr) Jewell who survives her, of Warren. Becky was a 1967 graduate of Youngsville High School. She went on to Gloucester Co. College to become a registered nurse and then obtained her B.S.N. from St. Joseph's College of Maine. She worked as a director of nursing and administrator for many of the nursing homes in the area. She retired in 2005 from the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie where she was the Commandant. Becky enjoyed camping, reading, riding motorcycles, playing the piano, singing and most of all, her grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband Richard L. Park, whom she married December 24, 1984 in Warren, 3 sons, Brian Ruhlman of Michigan, Jason (Sandy) Ruhlman of Frewsburg, N.Y. and Chad (Katrina) Ruhlman of Bemus Point, N.Y., two sisters, Karen (Paul) Yourchisin of Warren, and Bonnie Jewell of Sheffield, and seven grand children, Katelyn, Kevin, Emma, Gracie, Samantha, Teghan, and Jadyn.
A celebration of life will be celebrated on Friday (March 1) at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St. in Warren, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Sterling, pastor, officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service in the parlors of the church. Burial will be in the Youngsville Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Pa. Soldiers and Sailors Homes, Activities Fund, 560 East 3rd St., Erie, Pa., 16507. The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main St. in Youngsville has been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome. net.