Elizabeth "Beth" Engstrom

Born: Sun., Aug. 18, 1963
Died: Sun., Mar. 24, 2019


3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 30, 2019
Location: Saron Lutheran Church

Memorial Service

4:00 PM Sat., Mar. 30, 2019
Location: Saron Lutheran Church

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Elizabeth "Beth" Engstrom, 55, of Pittsburgh and formerly of Youngsville, passed away Sunday March 24, 2019 at the Greenery Center in Canonsburg, PA.

She was born August 18, 1963 in Jamestown, N.Y. to the late Dennis and Linda (Lyford) Engstrom. Beth was a 1982 graduate of Youngsville High School where she participated in band and chorus. She went on to graduate from Indiana University of PA, where she was  also a member of  the marching band. She had a variety of different jobs over the years that took her to Maine, Georgia and back to PA. She enjoyed photography, traveling, going to the beach and rooting for the Steelers and Penguins.

She is survived by her companion Mark Brunner of Pittsburgh, her brother, John Kyle Engstrom and his wife Bobbi, their children Owen Engstrom and Jamie and Joe Hannold, all of Irvine, and many cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday March 30th at 4pm at the Saron Lutheran Church in Youngsville. Friends and family will be received for one hour prior to the service.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Saron Lutheran Church 148 West Main St. Youngsville, PA 16371. The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at  www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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Jennifer Starbuck
   Posted Tue March 26, 2019

A GARDEN PATH was sent by Jennifer Starbuck.

Alan & Patricia McCullough
   Posted Wed March 27, 2019
Engstrom Family: Please accept our sympathies in your loss. I always enjoyed being in band with Beth! She was a fine musician and a good drum major! She was a wonderful person and she will be missed deeply!

Susan Breece
   Posted Wed March 27, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace be with you.

Harry, Sally, and Susan Breece

Brian Okiec
   Posted Wed March 27, 2019
Kyle and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Beth and I spent many years together we enjoyed the times and things we did. We took trips to Vegas, New York city, Montreal and Toronto and more. We skied Maine , New Hampshire and New york, Beth was a much better skier then me hands down. We went jet skiing in Chautauqua lake and football games in Hamilton and Montreal. The time we had with each other was special and I Will cherish the memories for ever. Brian Okiec

MaryAnn Kuzmin
   Posted Thu March 28, 2019
To Beth's family. I send sincere sympathy to you at this difficult time. The Engstom family has been lifetime friends of my family ever since my parents bought the house across the street from Beth's grandparents. My children grew up with Beth in the YHS band and at church. Her sweet smile will be missed.

Robert Kay
   Posted Fri March 29, 2019
Kyle and family,

My sincere condolences to you and your family. It’s been a long time since we’ve talked but I’m sure you remember all the great times we had growing up in Youngsville together, especially skiing in the winter. I cherish the moments working with your mom in the ski rental shop. It was one of the best jobs I ever had. I have so many fond memories of spending time with Beth. I will truly miss her. She holds a special place in my heart.

Rick Briggs
   Posted Fri March 29, 2019
Kyle and family.
I want to offer my sympathy and condolences to all the Engstrom family due
to Beth's passing. As a cousin to your father Denny, I have memories
of Beth as a young child when visiting with your family in the late 1960s. She
left this world much to early in life. My best thoughts and wishes.

Rick Briggs, Grantham, PA

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