Roseann Garwood, age 73, of Ruffs Dale, died September 1, 2021 at Frick Hospital. She was born April 21, 1948 in Key West, Fla. She was the wife of and is survived by James Garwood. They were married for 54 years. Roseann is also survived by two children, Donald (Victoria) of McKeesport and Diana Kochman (David) of West Newton, grandchildren Jacob Garwood of Columbus, Ohio and Michael and Rose Kochman of West Newton.
Also surviving are her siblings Sandy (George) Ghrist of McKeesport and Robert Harder of East Hickory, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings Edward and Harold.
Roseann was a graduate of McKeesport Area High School and Community Collage of Allegheny County, where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Nursing.
She worked as a pediatric nurse at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh. After retiring from nursing, she fulfilled a dream and started Garwood Christmas Farm with her husband. She took great joy in meeting and getting to know her customers. She shared her love of the Holiday and its traditions with all who visited the farm. She was brave in the face of multiple serious illnesses, and always continued to provide care, strength, and love to her family and friends. she will be greatly missed. Arrangements were in charge of L.L. Barthels Funeral Home Inc., Smithton.
Originally published September 03, 2021.