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Brenda Mumau-Schrecengost
December 31, 2021


Brenda Mumau-Schrecengost, 63, of Commodore, PA passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Beacon Ridge in Indiana, PA after a long battle with an illness.

The daughter of S. Dean and Joan Mumau, she was born on October 30, 1958 in Indiana, PA.

Brenda was a 1976 graduate of Purchase Line High School. She attended Edinboro University and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Art History.

She attended the Diamondville United Methodist Church.

For many years, Brenda was employed as a secretary for the Arcadia Coal Co. at their offices in Arcadia, PA and Punxsutawney, PA.

More than anything, Brenda greatly enjoyed being with her family, her friends and her many cousins. She loved spending time in the outdoors, especially going to the beach and camping.

An animal lover, she loved caring for her beloved dogs, Morgan and Jake.

Brenda was an avid reader for most of her life. She rarely missed watching episodes of her favorite tv show Jeopardy.

She is survived by her loving family - her parents: S. Dean and Joan Mumau of Commodore, PA; her brother, Randy “Doc” Mumau and fiancé, Maryanne Evanick of Commodore, PA; her sister, Linda Putt and husband, David of Commodore, PA; her brother, Mark Mumau and wife, Christine of Maine; niece Shannon Thorton and husband, Phil; niece: Magen Buterbaugh and husband, Thomas and their son Carter; nephew Josh Putt and wife, Stephanie and their two daughters: Harper and Chloe; niece Deana Vasbinder and husband, Douglas and their son Jayden and daughter Paige; nephew Zachary Mumau and wife, Jade and their son Jamison and daughter, Ruby and niece Shelley Mumau and fiancé, Inbo Pak and their son, Manny and Brenda’s wonderful caregiver for many years and family friend, Mary Buchanan of Dixonville, PA.

Brenda was preceded in death by her infant brother, David Bradley Mumau.

Private family arrangements are with the assistance of the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd in Hillsdale, PA along with family friend, Pastor Kimberly S. Betz, who will officiate the private family service. Interment will be at East Mahoning Cemetery in Purchase Line, PA.

Brenda’s family would like to thank the staff of Beacon Ridge for the care they gave Brenda and extends their appreciation for the great kindness and understanding they received from the staff, as well.

In recognition of Brenda’s fondness for animals, memorial contributions may be forwarded to Four Footed Friends, 220 Beck Road, Indiana, PA 15701.

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