- On May 16, 2018
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Rachel Laffin, age 86 of Bethel Park, PA formerly of Los Angeles, CA passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Born on April 1, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Ethel and Clyde Lane. Beloved wife to John Laffin for 63 years. Loving mother to Suzanne Laffin, Linda (Michael) Lesniak, Jennifer (Tom) Galbraith, William (Haneet) Laffin. Cherished grandmother to John, Jessica, Lauren, Jack, Tommy, Gracie, Jhoran, Saajin, and Arjun.
Rachel was a champion golfer, and achieved a hole-in-one at the age of 81. She was also a champion bowler, and enjoyed tennis, playing Bridge, gardening, sewing, and traveling. She loved singing and was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir for several decades and enjoyed performing with the choir in many European Cathedrals. Rachel was a member of the Eastern Star and the Upper St. Clair Women’s Club. Most of all, Rachel enjoyed spending time with her family. Her joyful spirit will live on in our hearts as we remember her motto to always have fun.
A memorial service will take place on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11 AM in the chapel of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the “Choir Fund of Westminster Presbyterian Church”, 2040 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241.
Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.cremationfuneralcare.com.