Nila A. Beaver

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Nila A. Beaver

Nila A. Beaver, 91, of East Avenue, Greenville, passed away Tuesday morning Aug. 7, 2018, due to injuries sustained in a fall.
She was born in Miami, Fla., Dec. 31, 1926, to Clayton R. and Celia R. (Border) Kaufman.
Nila was a 1944 graduate of Conemaugh Township High School and received her secretarial degree from Thiel College.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenville, where she was active with the Altar Guild and the music with Sunday School as well as serving as the assistant financial secretary.
Nila was a member of the Greenville Orpheus Club and had served as the treasurer of the Hospitality Shop at UPMC Greenville for 30 years. An accomplished pianist, Nila served as the rehearsal pianist for the Messiah production in Greenville for many years and had been an accompanist for many local musical recitals.
Her other interests included knitting, reading and working on crossword puzzles.
On June 10, 1950, she married Charles A. Beaver, who passed away Jan. 27, 1991.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Alice Irvine and her husband Philip of Renton, Wash., Rebecca A. Johns and her husband Jeffrey of Hermitage and Caroline A. Kuwada of Kent, Wash.; four grandchildren, Allison Adams and her husband Brogan, Amy Stroup and husband Dollen, Laura Sonney and her husband Josh and Matthew Johns; and six great-grandchildren, Charles Shaffer, Madelyn Shaffer, Cason Connelly, Brayden Stroup, Oliver Stroup and Ava Sonney.
She was preceded in death by her father; her mother Celia R. Clarke and her husband, Riley; and a brother, John Lee Kaufman.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1 Trinity Place, Greenville, PA 16125 or Greenville Symphony Orchestra, P.O. Box 354, Greenville, PA 16125.

Nila A., 91, of East Avenue, Greenville.
Calling hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday (8-12-18) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 366-368 S. Main St. Greenville. Visitors are welcome to sign the online guestbook and view a video tribute at
Service: Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday (8-13-18) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis Blauser, interim pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenville, officiating.
Burial: Shenango Valley Cemetery.
Published on August 8, 2018
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Jill Ferguson Graham
Aug 12, 2018
Mary Alice, Becky and Caroline - my deepest sympathy at the loss of your Mom. What a beautiful person inside and out she was. She was always so kind and always spoke to me even though I was just Laurie's sister. I will always remember her sweetness and the fact that she never had a lock of that beautiful hair out of place!!!! May God comfort you all know that she is now once again enjoying life with your Dad. She will be dearly missed.