Pearle L. Heuston
Pearle Louise Detwiler Heuston 94, Alburquerque, New Mexico, died Friday, May 31, 2013, in Albuquerque, at the home of her son, Gregory David Heuston, and wife Brenda Campbell.
She was born in Altoona, Pa., on March 26, 1919. She was the daughter of David L. Detwiler and Bertha K. Mauch Detwiler, and the wife of Alfred L. Heuston, whom she married on May 14, 1938. Following his death, she married Harold Pugh in 1989.
She graduated from Morrison’s Cove High School in 1937. She was a homemaker and expert seamstress for family and friends. She retired from the Blank Book Co., in Roaring Spring, Pa. She raised her family in Roaring Spring, but in later years lived in Florida and the past five years in Albuquerque, N.M.
She is survived by daughter Linda H. Garber (wife of E. Loy Garber), Mc- Connellsburg; sons: Gregory David Heuston (husband of Brenda Campbell), Albuquerque, N.M.; and John A. Heuston (husband of Linda Yorko Heuston). Mc- Connellsburg; a sister, Shirley Jane Long (wife of Lester Long), Martinsburg, Pa.; grandchildren: Christopher Loy Garber (husband of Tracy), Ellicott City Md.; Jeffrey Lynn Garber (husband of Michele), Tallahassee, Fla.; Todd Lawrence Garber (husband of Diana), Willow Street, Pa.; Matthew David Heuston (husband of Kathryn) Baltimore Md.; great-grandchildren: Justin Garber, Ellicott City, Md.; Madison and Jackson Garber, Tallahassee, Fla.; Brianna, Hanna and Julianna Garber, Willow Street, Pa.; step-grandchildren: Michael Paylor; Stephanie Paylor Raufer (wife of Tim Raufer), Pittsburgh); Sarah Paylor Cutchall (wife of Andrew Cutchall), McConnellsburg; step-great-grandchild, Attison Raufer, Pittsburgh.
She was preceded in death by her brother, David L. Detwiler, and her husbands: Alfred Heuston and Harold Pugh.
She enjoyed excellent health and a vitality for life until recent months when her health declined. She had an infectious smile and warmth and was adored by her family, including her nieces and nephews and friends. Her homemaking skills, her love of history and photography and her appreciation of the environment and nature was passed on to those around her.
She was a member of the Church of the Brethren all of her life.
A graveside service in Roaring Spring will be held at the discretion of the family.