Brenda Kay Willey, age 59, died at her residence 24401 Wilkie Road, Cambridge Springs, PA on Sunday, April 25, 2010 following a four year battle with cancer. She had lived on Brown Hill, Cambridge Springs, PA all of her life. Born in Union City, PA on January 19, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Guy Boardman and Evelyn Stafford Boardman. On August 23, 1974, she married Richard Gerald Willey and he survives.

Willey, Brenda KayBrenda was a home maker, enjoyed hunting and was active with Helping Hands of Cambridge Springs. She was a true mother figure, opening her home to the many young people who knew her.

Surviving Brenda in addition to her husband of 35 years are 12 children – Lisha Araujo; Angel Starr and her husband, Thomas; Carl Cooper and his wife, Misty; Tina Ramsey; Candy Jones and her husband, Moe; Dianna Huffman and her husband, Scott ; Trina Benzel; Richard Willey, Jr. and his wife, Shannon; Rebecca Boylan; Patrick Boardman; Lynn Willey and his wife, Heather; and John Willey and his wife, Jennifer. Additional survivors include 32 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and a brother – John Boardman and his wife, Judy.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 and attend a funeral service there on Thursday morning at 10:00. Reverend Dave Acker, pastor of the Brown Hill United Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Loomis Cemetery.