Miriam E. Brewer, 69, of Homer City, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at UPMC Shadyside.
A daughter of the late Lloyd Russell and Dorothy Brant, she was born in Latrobe.
Mrs. Brewer was a graduate of Latrobe High School. Miriam was retired from Woolworth. She was a member of the Indiana First Church of the Nazarene and TOPS Club Inc. Miriam enjoyed volunteering at the Indiana Senior Center, and loved to cook and do word search puzzles. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by four children: Carrie Woods and husband Bill, of Brush Valley; Leonard Brewer, Jr. and wife Marge, of Lucernemines; Judy Brewer, and John Brewer, both of Homer City; a sister, Louise McIlnay and husband Boyd, of Latrobe; two sisters-in-law: Mary Brant, of Greensburg, and Grace Moore, of Fla.; six grandchildren: Bill Woods, Heather Brewer, Kelsey Brewer, Cody, Brewer, Luke Brewer, and Amber Brewer; three step-grandchildren: Shawn and Heather Shirley, Ryan Shirley, Melinda and Mark Fulton; four great-grandchildren: Lauren Shirley, Emma Shirley, Gracie Fulton, and Lydia Shirley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard E. Brewer, Sr.; a son, Stephen M. Brewer; four brothers: Ronald Brant, William Brant, Russell Brant, and James Brant.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. Monday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., with Pastor Glenn Propst officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.