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Verna Uber

November 24, 1927 — October 12, 2020

Verna S. Uber, 92, of Scottdale passed away peacefully Monday, October 12, 2020 in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born November 24, 1927 in Laurelville, Mt. Pleasant Township, a daughter of the late David and Anna (Lauffer) Schmuck.

Verna was the devoted wife of Clayton L. Uber,  (deceased December 30, 1998), a loving mother and cherished grandmother.  She was an active member of the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, in Scottdale, where she was married in a double ceremony with her sister, Pearl, on May 14, 1948.  She offered her alto voice in song, served as pianist, and held various roles in the church Consistory.  Verna was a member of the D.A.R., and a member and officer of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Additionally, she served as a member of the Scottdale Auxiliary to the Frick Community Hospital for many years, helping to organize the Annual Sweetheart Ball fundraiser, and eventually becoming Manager for the hospital’s gift shop.  She also served on the hospital Board of Directors for more than 20 years.

Verna is gone from our lives but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her: her 3 children, Susan Uber Schaffer; Cynthia Uber (John Gaut); and Clayton Uber (Sharon); four grandchildren, John Clayton Gaut (Angelina Bruno-Metzger), Carolynn Marie Gaut, Sean Cameron Uber and Alexandra Christine Uber, and a great-grandson, Dante Graziano.  Nieces and nephews include  Nancy Shuster McNally (Edward), David Felgar (Laura), and Louann Felgar Sampey (Barry).

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Wilmer David Schmuck (1946), and four sisters, Ella Marie Shuster  (2017), Ruth Clare Shuster (2005), Le Etta Mae Medsger (1998), and Nancy Pearl Felgar (1989).

A private service will be held for the immediate family. Interment will take place in the Scottdale Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Westmoreland/Frick Foundation @, to Grane Hospice at 260 Alpha Drive, Pittsburgh, PA  15238 or to Harmon House Care Center, 601 S. Church Street, Mt. Pleasant, PA  15666.  Donations will be used to assist patients in need.  Arrangements are in the care of GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Scottdale.  Condolence messages are welcome at

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