Donna Jean Charles

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

By Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Donna Jean (Parnham) Charles, age 79, of Forward Twp., passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at home. She was a retired jeweler and enjoyed bowling, golfing and gardening.

Born December 31, 1937 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late William and Martha (Holt) Parnham and wife of the late Joseph Beegle. She is survived by daughter, Bobbe Jean Krznaric of Monongahela; son, Keith (Regina) Charles of Uniontown; grandchildren, Ashley Jean and Shane Krznaric and Cassandra Charles; sister, Patricia (Ron) Cuddy of Lake Orion, MI; half-brother, Daniel (Sharon) Lewis of Clairton; nieces and nephews; dear friends, Tom and Joanne Cain; and beloved pets, Delorean and Peggy Sue. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 4-8 PM. A Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10 AM in Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Charles DeBellis officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1101 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233. Offer condolences at


Originally published May 31, 2017.

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