Savannah O. (Fine) Straub

Savannah O. (Fine) Straub, 23, of 797 Washington Street, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, July 11, 2012.

She was born January 4, 1989 in Washington County, PA.  She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 2007.  He had also attended Penn State Altoona.  She was an employee of Dino’s Place.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Deemer Straub and her fiancé Clyde Wehler of St. Marys; her father, Norman Wayne Fine, Sr. of Pittsburgh; her adoptive father, Kevin R. Straub of Byrnedale; maternal grandmother, Alice Deemer of Weedville; paternal grandparents, Dick and Kitty Straub of St. Marys and Arlene G. Wehler of St. Marys; two step-sisters, Carrie M. Wehler of St. Marys and Natalie Fine of Pittsburgh; a half-sister, Lori Fine of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Nathaniel J. Straub and Ian Christopher Straub, both of St. Marys; and a step-brother, Norman Wayne Fine, Jr. of Pittsburgh.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, James F. Deemer; and her paternal grandparents, James and Opal Fine.

Savannah enjoyed photography, reading and her cat, Nikkita.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made in care of the Savannah Straub family, 797 Washington Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Lorrie Kriegisch July 12, 2012 at 7:01 pm

Mary and Clyde and Savannah’s family,
I am so very, very sorry that you have to go through this terrible time. There are just no words to express the sympathy I am feeling. I wish I could bring Savannah back for you. She was a very pretty girl. Please be assured that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Lorrie Kriegisch

Catherine M. Bon July 12, 2012 at 9:27 pm

Dear Kevin and Mary,
Spoke with my parents this evening and they informed me of Savannah’s death. I am so sorry for your loss. I know no words can heal your heartache but please know I will be keeping your family close in thought and prayer. Take care and God Bless.

Cathy Bon

Kim Asti-Fritz July 12, 2012 at 10:01 pm

Savannah was a beautiful girl–inside and out. Everyone has wonderful memeories of her….her smile, her laugh, her talents–drawing, photography…..she will live on in your heart forever. So sorry for your loss. Nothing will ever make this right. Brian, Kim, Justin & Jake Fritz

Nikki Freeburg July 12, 2012 at 10:36 pm

Savannah’s Family,
I am deeply sorry for your loss. I worked with Savannah at Pizza Hut and we were in colorguard together. She was a wonderful girl and will be missed greatly. She had such a great personality. I am very sorry for your loss and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Nikki Freeburg

betty straub July 13, 2012 at 12:26 pm

You will be sadly missed by YOUR DAD, KEVIN, and me, YOUR STEPMOM. You had a laugh that no one will forget and you did alot in your short life. GOD has taking you home way too fast, but he has things in store for you in heaven now. You can take all kinds of pictures in heaven.
You are gone but will never be forgotten by your dad, KEVIN and me, your STEPMOM. REST IN PEACE, you can have nice talks now with Uncle Frank now.
We will look over David for you.

Kevin Yeager July 13, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Savannah was one of the kindest and most talented people I had ever met and we knew each other throughout much of high school. She was a great listener and always took the time to listen and offer advice. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. God Bless.

Theresa gagliardi Fogleman July 13, 2012 at 8:00 pm

So very sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace with our loving Saviour and may you find comfort in the Lord Jesus Christ in your hour of need.

Nick and Margie July 13, 2012 at 10:16 pm

We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss you are suffering. Savannah is such a pretty girl, and that smile is worth a million dollars. Nothing we can say will lessen the loss you are enduring but know that we are praying and thinking of all of you. God Bless you and Savannah. Hold and treasure the time you had with her although much too short of a time, you are Blessed to have had Savannah in your lives. Many are not that lucky. Our deepest sympathy and prayer remains.

Lynn Hogan July 14, 2012 at 12:18 am

My heart aches for your loss. My prayers and love go out to you.

Crystal Bayer July 14, 2012 at 8:31 am

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know that there is nothing anyone can say to make you fell better right now, but it will get easier. GOD will make sure of that. Again I am so sorry for your loss.
Crystal Bayer

Margaret Moses July 14, 2012 at 9:22 am

I am so sorry to hear about this tragic loss. Savannah was a student of mine at Penn State Altoona several years ago. We loved her inquisitive nature, her beautiful smile and her willingness to work hard. My deepest sympathies to all who loved and cared about her.

Robert Zimmerman and Family July 14, 2012 at 4:04 pm

To Kevin, Betty, and the entire Straub family,

We are very sorry for your loss of a beautiful, genuine, and loved daughter who was tragically taking. You and your family have all our love, prayers and sympathy . Savannah will be greatly and deeply missed in everyone’s hearts. We have been praying for you, your family, and for Savannah.

My family and I are here for you and your family. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.
With are deepest sympathy and love,
Rob, Sue, Dustin, Crystal, and Rylan Zimmerman

Tammy Anderson July 14, 2012 at 7:50 pm

Mary, Clyde, Nathaniel, Ian, Carrie, and Norm (Savannah’s biological dad),
We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to you in your loss of beautiful Savannah. She will be missed by so many with her beautiful smile, face, personality, and everything about her. In loving memory, Love Always & Forever Aunt Tammy, Dee, and Jr.

Olivia Romanic July 14, 2012 at 8:18 pm

You were a very beautiful girl and will be missed by many. I hope that you are at peace and in a better place. I still remember when we would play growing up. You left good memories with me and I’m sure many others. My condolences with the family also.

Jason Miller July 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Sorry about your loss. She was an awesome girl who was always in a great mood and nice to talk to. She will be missed.

Shawn Krug July 15, 2012 at 2:49 pm

My heartfelt sorrow goes out to Savannah’s family. Savannah was a beautiful girl inside and out and will be missed by all who knew her. Deepest sympathy, Shawn Krug

Jean Harlan July 15, 2012 at 5:54 pm

My deepest sympathy goes out to Savannah’s WHOLE FAMILY.
She was such a special girl and anybody’ life she came in contact with noticed that about her. She will be saddly missed but always in our hearts and thoughts. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Mike and Jean Harlan

Ronda (Celinski) Ginther July 15, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Mary & Savannah’s whole Family,
My deepest sympathies to the Family. Savannah was much too young. Heaven has got another Angel. May her memories keep you at peace. Louie, Ronda, Rian (Celinski), Travis, Shondra & Kiana Ginther God Bless.

Mary Beth Deemer July 15, 2012 at 8:55 pm

Mary, Clyde, Norm and Savannah’s family:

I am deeply saddened by this tragic loss. Savannah is a beautiful person and she will be greatly missed. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless You All with His love and fill your hearts with peace. Love you Savannah and Rest in Peace.
Aunt Mary Beth

Mike, Gerri, Kevin & Jenna Ireland July 17, 2012 at 1:26 pm

So very sorry for your loss of this beautiful young lady. May the love of family and friends help you through this very difficult time. Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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