Aurea C. Cowan

February 02, 1922 - March 26, 2022

Aurea C. Cowan, 100, passed away at her home on March 26, 2022. Born in Lilly, Pa. on February 2, 1922 she was the daughter of Francis J. Cassidy and Pearl Sweeney Cassidy. Aurea was raised on the North Side of Pittsburgh and was a graduate of the Holy Ghost High School in West View. She was President of the first High School Graduating Class in 1940. Two years later Aurea graduated from the Saint Francis Nursing School and was a Registered Nurse at Saint Francis Hospital and the City of Pittsburgh. In 1959 Aurea moved to Cranberry Township where she read continually, followed politics, and with her husband raised her three children.

Aurea is the Beloved wife of the late Wesley V. Cowan Jr.; loving mother of Wesley V. Cowan III (Karen), Wayne F. Cowan, and Marcia Johnson (Clarence); grandmother of Renea S. Harrington (Timothy); Wesley V. Cowan IV; and great-grandmother of Wesley V. Cowan V.

She will be deeply missed by her Family and Children.

Services will be held privately with the family. Professional arrangements entrusted to Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

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  • Patricia (Schandelmeier) Potts

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Tia Bober

    I always loved Aurea! I had the honor of doing her hair. She was a firecracker and always made me smile. She will be missed

  • Kathleen D Creedon

    Praying for all of you, Love you All and once again, I am so very sorry! I felt this years ago and my heart goes out to you! You are the absolute best 🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️

  • Mary Beth and Robin Holland

    Your mom will be missed for her wit, her sense of humor, her graciousness, but mostly her love for her family. She had an ability to find the humor in most of life, a quality that her children and all who knew her were blessed to experience. She was an amazing and beautiful lady.

  • David Fodi

    Our deepest sympathy to the family. May the good Lord embrace you all with peace and comfort. May she rest in peace.

  • Corliss & Dominick

    With deepest condolences to you and your brothers families over the loss of your mother.

  • Connie Capron and family

    Aurea was such a sweetheart. She was loved by so many. Her three children did a fantastic job caring for her. A family that showed love, respect, and had their faith to lead the way. God bless all of you. She will be missed.

  • Sandra Igersheim and Roy Stratton

    Vic and Wes sending condolence for your loss Sandy and Roy

  • Lisa Towers

    So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful woman and well cared for by her family. Thoughts and prayers for you at this time.

  • Debbie Quince

    Please accept our sympathies on the loss of your Mother. She was deeply loved and beautifully cared for by her loving children. Be at peace knowing that she felt safe and loved until the very end. God bless.

  • Darlene & Ron Rogers

    We are sorry for your loss. Your mother was so special and will be missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.


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