Audrey Rose Kinkle
Member of St. Patrick R.C. Church
Audrey Rose Kinkle, 94, of Washington, formerly of Canonsburg and Pittsburgh, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, in the home of her nephew.
She was born April 5, 1918, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Peter and Rose Miller Kinkle.
Miss Kinkle was raised in Canonsburg and had been a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church.
She was a 1936 graduate of Canonsburg High School and a graduate of Canonsburg Hospital School of Nursing.
Miss Kinkle had been employed for many years in various Pittsburgh hospitals as an operating room nurse anesthetist.
She was a talented artist who enjoyed sketching and painting in oils.
Surviving are a sister, Helen L. Stutts of Washington; eight nieces and nephews, Ray (Becky) Shipe, with whom she made her home, Albert P. (Veronica) Shipe of Avon, Ind., Joan Marasco, a missionary in Africa, Susan (Rob) Robbins of Pataskla, Ohio, Ross Shipe of Virginia, David (Jackie) Stutts of Harrisburg and Barbara and Barry Stutts, both of Washington; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to her parents, are three brothers, Anthony, Theodore and Chester Kinkle, and a sister, Mildred J. Shipe.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Salandra Funeral Service Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where a blessing service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, Canonsburg. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.