Vera J. Cottrell

April 19, 1936 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 84)


Vera J. Cottrell 84 of Greensburg died Tuesday November 10, 2020 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born April 19, 1936 in Hempfield Twp a daughter of the late Fred and Vesta (Bush) Cottrell.  Prior to retirement she was employed by the Elliott Co. of Jeannette and was an active member of St. Matthias Lutheran Church of Greensburg.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Fred, Joe, Jack, James, Bob and Bill Cottrell.  She is survived by two sisters Ida Simmers of Michigan and VaLetta Bradosky of Jeannette and numerous nieces and nephews.  A church service will be held Wednesday for immediate family and church family only.  Private interment will be in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to St. Matthias Lutheran Church 100 Chapel View Dr. Greensburg, PA 15601.  Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette, PA entrusted with arrangements.  To send online condolences visit

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