Nancy A. Cushner, 60, of Warren, PA., died Saturday afternoon, December 4, 2021, at UPMC Hamot Hospital, Erie, PA., after a short illness.

She was born August 26, 1961, in Warren, PA. Nancy was the daughter of Josephine Gerarde Schmader of Warren, PA., and the late James Schmader.

Nancy was a lifelong Warren area resident. She was a 1979 graduate of Warren Area High School. She was employed with the former Blair Corporation and Whirley Drinkworks and learned floral design by working at Ekeys Flower’s and Greenhouse. She was a vendor and up-cycler with Warren Antiques & Gifts for the past 3 years. She was an avid crafter and floral designer.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, David E. Cushner whom she married June 20, 1981, in Warren, PA., 2 Children, Spencer Cushner and his wife, Cori of Warren, PA., Julia Young and husband, Roger of Youngsville, PA., 6 Siblings – Cindy Clark and husband, Jim, Marie Crouse, Joan Shattuck, Jody Lauffenberger, Donna Carlstrom all of Warren, PA., James Schmader and wife, Sherry of Bear Lake, PA., Sister-in-law, Sherri Thatcher and husband, Jim of Missouri, 2 Grandchildren, Olivia and Matthew Young, 3 Shih tzu and 2 Shih poo dogs, who were the love her life, Rocco, Riley, Vinny, Tegan & Zora. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a niece, Jennifer K. Bishop.

Friends are invited to a Memorial Service, at Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Nancy Schwanke, Pastor of Hessel Valley Lutheran Church, officiating. A Celebration of Nancy’s life will follow directly after the Memorial Service at the North Warren Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting <>