Meda Y (Rex) Beichner

May 30, 1945 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 75)


Meda Beichner, 75, of Shippenville passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 after a brief illness.


Born on May 30, 1945 in Shippenville she was the daughter of Raymond and Sarah Sherman Rex.


Meda was a graduate of Keystone High School.


On July 1, 1964 she was married to Richard E. Beichner Sr. who survives.


Meda attended St. Michael Church in Fryburg.


She drove school bus for Keystone School District for many years and also worked both Hytone Dry Cleaner in Franklin and also Town and Country Cleaners in Clarion.


Meda enjoyed pitching horse shoes with her sister Shirley and they won many trophies together, she was a member of Squaws Ladies Softball team, she competed in Powder Puff races at Sportsman Speedway where she won two feature races, spending time with her children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing board games and card games, cooking and trying new recipes and writing poetry. She enjoyed going to her brothers cabin for weekends with her sisters. Most of all she enjoyed taking in and helping people.


She was a member of Pine City Hall where she helped with their dinners.


She is survived by her husband and her children Sarah Dowlan and husband Scott of Shippenville, Rick Beichner Jr. and his wife Kathy of Shippenville, Bruce Beichner and wife Joni of Shippenville. Grandchildren surviving include Nathan, Karissa, Kaitlyn, Jenna, Kaleb, Ashley, Dakota, Bobby and great-grandchildren Nathan Jr., Cameron, Adalynn, Lily, Zane, and Rory. Siblings Joan, Shirley, Lita, Keith, John, Dana, Ken and Den and a special aunt Ruth “Poofy”.


She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter Brittany Dowlan, and brother Gene.


As per her request there will be no public visitation. There will be celebration of life held at a lter date.


The family is being cared for by Faller Funeral Home, Inc. in Fryburg.


Memorials in Meda's name may be made to American Diabetes Assoc. or a charity of ones choice.


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