At the age of 70, of Carnegie, passed away suddenly at her home on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
Daughter of the late Betty Lou Hillegas, Jean K. Pachel and Paul J. Pachel. She is survived by her longtime loving companion, Orville (Pete) Carnahan. Loving mother of Christine (Joey) McGee of Bryan, Texas and the late Cynthia L. Young. Sister of Trudy (Don) Petrelli, Lynn Demendi, Gary (Chris) Pachel, and the late Sheila (Brian) Pachel Acheson, Paul Pachel, Jr., Linda Grace Pachel and late grandson, Cody J. Bruno. Also survived by stepchildren, Rachel and Ryan Carnahan, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
There are no public visitations. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Friday at 10 a.m. Masks are required in church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Donations in Valerie's name may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pgh., PA 15237.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the SZAFRANSKI-EBERLEIN FUNERAL HOME, INC.