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Kay B. McKelveyKay B. McKelvey, 84, of Kittanning, PA, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 1, 1935 in Rural Valley, PA, the daughter of James Lewis McKelvey and Lela (Bovard) McKelvey.
Kay was raised in Rural Valley and graduated from the former Shannock Valley High School. After graduating she attended Robert Morris University and then worked as a manager at Papercraft Corp. in Blawnox for 30 years. Kay was also employed at the Armstrong County Courthouse in Personal Property before retiring. More recently she moved to Kittanning in 2000. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church and enjoyed going to the Richard G. Snyder YMCA.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Sharon D. Smith and husband, Herbert, of Bryn Mawr, PA; grandsons, Harry, Thomas and Stephen Smith, all of New York City; sister, Jean A'Hearn and husband, Frank, of Allison Park; and several nieces and nephews.
Kay was predeceased by her parents; loving husband, Gilbert J. Donovan; twin brother, Kenneth L. McKelvey; sister, Donna Moore; and step-mother, Anna McKelvey.
Family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of the memorial service held in Kay's honor at 11 AM on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 155 N. Jefferson St., Kittanning, with the Rev. Dana Wilmot officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Kay's honor to the Richard G. Snyder YMCA, 1150 N. Water Street, Kittanning, PA 16201.
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