Faye C. Culbertson, age 85, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 at her residence, 20206 Irish Road, Edinboro, PA. Born on December 4, 1927 in Mt. Hope, Crawford County, PA, Faye was a daughter of Melvin Heffern and Elizabeth Reese Heffern. She married Earl J. Culbertson on December 12, 1947 and he preceded her in death in 2009.

Culbertson, Faye C.Faye worked at the former Viscose in Meadville and dairy farmed with her husband. She also worked many years for Venango Township during elections. She was active as a member of the Crossroads Community Church in McKean and enjoyed watching television game shows and being with her cat, “Pumpkin”. She enjoyed feeding and caring for the outdoor’s homeless cats and kittens. Her grandchildren were important to her and spending time with them gave her great pleasure.

Preceding Faye in death in addition to her husband, Earl, was a daughter – Irene “Renie” A. Raeuber who died in 1987 and five sisters – Lucille Bleasdale, Lois Troutner, Marian Alexander, Sue Pavlik, Rose Stanford and a brother – Robert Lang. Surviving Faye are two sons – Kenneth Culbertson and his wife, Patricia of Saegertown; and Reverend James E. Culbertson and his wife, Wendy Jo of Morrill, ME; a daughter – Wilma Webster and her husband, Robert of Edinboro; two sisters- Rita Roloff and Peg Minnick; and five brothers – Don Heffern, Gerald Lang, Milton Lang, James Lang, and Gary Lang. In addition, Faye has eleven grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews surviving. Included is a brother-in-law – Bill Culbertson and his wife, Herk, who survives.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Thursday morning at 11:00. Pastor Jack McClintock of Crossroads Community Church of McKean will officiate. Interment will be in Venango Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Crossroads Community Church, 11160 Oliver Road, McKean, PA, 16426 or to Venango VFW #169, 20628 Gospel Hill Road, Venango, PA, 16440.