HAFER, PATRICIA A., 68 OF BRENIZER, PA
passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at her home. She was born July 07, 1952 in Bairdstown, PA, the daughter of the late William Wallace Irwin, Sr. and Magdalena (Santi) Irwin. She had operated Hafer's candy store in Blairsville for several years. She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to camp, gambling but what she enjoyed most was playing Barbies; but only with her great granddaughter, Alaya. Noone could play Barbies like Nana, so she's the only one that got to play. Pat loved all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren but everyone from her doctors, caregivers, friends, family and even strangers knew the bond between her and Alaya. She call her Special Sweet Angel. Every morning Alaya got up, ran to her Nana and gave her a kiss, hug and that big beautiful smil.e Pat said that Alaya was also her rock that gave her the strength to fight this fight. She is survived by her husband, David C. "Buck" Hafer Sr., Blairsville, PA; daughter, Peggy Ann Hafer-Ribblet, Brenizer, PA; son, David C. Hafer, Jr., Brenizer, PA; son, Ron Storey & wife, Kali, Cleveland, OH; grandchildren: Chauncey C. Hafer, Brenizer, PA, Breanna N. Ribblet, Monroeville, PA and Paige A. Hafer, Brenizer, PA; great grandchildren: Alaya N. Clark, Cameron Kalafus and Travis Repinski; brother, Samuel Irwin, Blossburg, PA; brother, William W. Irwin Jr. & wife, Marlene, Blairsville, PA; sister, Christine M. Piper & husband, Robert, Latrobe, PA; brother, Edward E. Irwin, Black Lick, PA; brother, Thomas E. Irwin & Stella, Derry, PA; sister, Stephanie M. Muir, Blairsville, PA; special friend, Alice "Renie" Garris, McIntire, PA and also several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Joseph C. Irwin and son-in-law, Cloyd Ribblet. The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St. Blairsville, PA 15717 on Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM, at which time a private funeral service will be held. Masks are required in the Funeral Home. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St., Blairsville, PA 15717 to help with funeral costs.
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