Brandon DeWayne Fornshell, 16, of Youngwood, Pa., passed away Sunday, Feb.
18, 2007 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, Pa.
He was born May 1, 1990 in Camp Lejune, N.C., the son of Lora Ann Fornshell
of Youngwood and the late Jeffrey DeWayne Fornshell.
He is also survived by a sister, Lakyn Nichole Fornshell, of Youngwood and a
brother, Chadwick Scott Copper, of W.Va.; paternal grandparents Ruth Wandrey
of Beverly Shores and Lester W. Fornshell, Jr. of Chesterton; maternal
grandfather James E. Thomas, of Ohio; four aunts, Crystal Metheny, of
Valparaiso, April Fornshell, of Beverly Shores, Lynn Pyles, of Angola and
Debbie Pyles of W.Va., three uncles, Lester Fornshell III, of Atwood, Ill.,
Chance Fornshell, of Chesterton and Keith Pyles, of W.Va. Several cousins
Brandon was an 11th grade High Honor Student at Hempfield Area High School
and upon graduation, planned to attend Notre Dame University to study
A memorial service to Brandonís life was held Friday, Feb. 23, 2007 from the
Christ United Methodist Church in Youngwood. Graveside services will be held
at a later date in Chesterton, where Brandon will be buried next to his
Local arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525
S. 2nd St., Chesterton.