Rona Elizabeth Yuvan, 46, of Greensburg, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Sunday, August 25, 2019. She was born December 7, 1972 at Magee Hospital, daughter of Ronald S. and Carol White Yuvan. She was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Carol White Yuvan, her infant sister, Rhonda Lee, and her uncle, James White. Rona was a loving fiancée, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Rona was a spiritually centered woman with an open mind, focused on the feelings and wellbeing of others. She was a caring, thoughtful, intuitive and kind spirit. She had an incredible sense of humor and an intoxicating laugh. Rona loved animals and had an affinity for rescuing and nurturing dogs through trust and love. She had a great love of art, artistic expression, design, architecture, fashion and style, resulting in a degree in interior design. Her sense of style was elegant and transcendent. Rona really enjoyed traveling. Her modeling career afforded her the opportunity to travel globally and experience many different cultures. Rona will be greatly missed by her loving family. She is survived by her devoted fiancée, Brent Christin Gatehouse, of Pittsburgh; her father, Ronald S. Yuvan, of Greensburg; her sister, Veronica Ann Yuvan and her husband Scott Andrew Keefer, of Minnesota; her nieces and nephews, Benjamin Andrew, Ellie Anne, and Jordan Luke Keefer; her beloved dog and companion Ricky; and her aunt, Jane Zumbro, an ever-present influence in her life. The family would like to personally recognize the nurses of Excela Health and UPMC Health Systems for their compassion, empathy and dedication. Family and friends will be received for a memorial celebration of her life from 11 AM to 2 PM Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Greensburg Garden & Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Rd., Greensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Support Community (cancersupportcommunity.org). LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg is in charge of arrangements. www.bachafh.com
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