Beverly  Buchanan


Beverly Buchanan, 89, of Meadville passed away February 7, 2019 at Meadville Medical Center in Meadville, PA. She was born on December 1, 1929 in Meadville. Daughter of Paschal and Grace Voorhies Sanzari. She married Willard C. Buchanan in 1947 and he preceded her in death on January 17, 2007. Beverly was employed at Talon as an inspector and also as a seasonal employee at Morco in Cochranton. She was a member of the Milledgeville Presbyterian Church as well as a member of Active Aging, Inc. She enjoyed volunteering at Meadville Senior Center. Beverly also enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and freezing her homegrown produce. She loved music and completing word puzzles, but most importantly, she loved spending time with her grandchildren whom she babysat.
She is survived by her children: Daniel Buchanan and his wife Jane of Meadville. Janis Welsh of Concord, North Carolina and Lori Keltz and her husband George of Meadville.
Grandchildren: Daniel J. Buchanan of Erie, Amy Wheeler and her husband, Dave of Meadville, Kerry Stadtmiller and her husband, Shawn of Meadville, Penny Welsh of Concord, North Carolina, and Kasey Keltz and Sarah Blackwelder of Meadville. Great Grandchildren: Zach Stadtmiller, Kaidyn and Keira Blackwelder and several nieces and nephews. Beverly is also survived by a brother Philip Sanzari of Prescott Valley, Arizona.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Victor and Ronald Sanzari. She was also preceded in death by a brother in law, Jim Dignall and five sisters in law: Ailene Sanzari, Evelyn Sanzari, Ada Mae Free, Ruth Dignall and Ruth Sanzari. Friends and family may attend calling on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 2 to 4 at Dickson Family Funeral Home, Inc., 123 S. Franklin St. Cochranton, PA 16314. The funeral will be at 4:00pm with Rev. Brian Ennis Of Milledgeville Presbyterian Church presiding. Interment will be in Cochranton Cemetery.
Published on February 7, 2019
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Dennis Mikelvich & family
Feb 10, 2019
Thank you for being in our lives Bev' you will be missed.
Kathy Page
Feb 09, 2019
Jan, Lori, Dan, and families. I am so Sry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a wonderful lady. RIP Beverly, GODS lucky to have you as an angel. I will never forget you!
Paul Sanzari
Feb 08, 2019
I have a lot of fond memories of my aunt BeverIy. I spent a lot of time with her son, Danny, growing up and my aunt was always there to see we were safe and having fun. My deepest sympathy goes out to Danny , Janis and Lorl and Bev's family & friends.
Jackie & Dan Marlowe
Feb 08, 2019
So many wonderful memories growing up . So lucky to have such a wonderful Aunt . Love to all ❤️ I know my mom will be so happy to have her friend and sister-in-law to talk to everyday again . She is ill always be in our thoughts and hearts 😇
Stephanie Culbertson-Burger
Feb 08, 2019
Daniel - so sorry to hear of the loss of your grandmother. I will keep you and your family in thought and prayer during this difficult time.