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Catherine Ann (Akins) Beggs

  • On February 12, 2019

Catherine Ann (Akins) Beggs of Scott Township, formerly of Bethel Park, PA passed away on February 10, 2019 peacefully and surrounded by love. Born on August 23, 1930 in Derry, PA Ann was the daughter of the late Andrew and M. Eleanor (Schrum) Akins. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas W. Beggs Sr. Cherished mother of Thomas W. (Kim) Beggs Jr., Dianne (Ed) Ott, Judith (Bob) Klobuchar and J. Scott Beggs. Adored grandmother of Lauren (Chris) Suess, Drew (Amanda) Klobuchar, Lindsay (Matt) Cory, Sarah Klobuchar, Will Beggs, Rebecca Klobuchar, Briar Beggs and Andrew Ott. Treasured great-grandmother of Brooke Ella Suess. Loved aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Ann is survived by siblings E. Marie Watson, M. Bernadette Marshall, Gerald (JoAnne) Akins, Janet McGuire and Stanley (Joan) Akins and sister-in-law Nira “Nancy” Akins. She was preceded in death by five siblings Fidellis, Loretta, Lt. Francis E. Akins, Cpl. Hugh J. Akins and Charles Akins.

Ann was a graduate of Pittsburgh Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1951. Words cannot express how much Ann was loved how much she will be missed.

A Celebration Service will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10 AM  at St. Simon & Jude Church located at 1607 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

It is her wish that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Make-A-Wish, The Gulf Tower, 707 Grant Street, 37th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1938.

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