Brenda Ann Winkelman, 50, of Ripley, N.Y., died on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at UPMC Hamot.
She was born Dec. 21, 1966, in Westfield, N.Y., to Richard and Shirley Bray Winkelman of Ripley.
She graduated Ripley Central High School and was employed as a nurses aide at the Lutheran Home in Jamestown.
Brenda was a member of the C3 Church in Harborcreek and the AMVETS of Michigan. She enjoyed animals and was a motorcycle enthusiast.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Floyd and Ethel Winkelman; maternal grandparents, Lester and Elizabeth Bray; and a brother, Bryan "Rick" Winkelman.
She is survived by her parents; a nephew, Ian Winkelman of Westfield; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; good friend, Amy Sanchez; longtime friend, Blu; and her dog, Remy.
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake St., North East, Pa., on Sunday at 2 pm until time of a funeral service at 6 pm. Private interment Quincy Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the C3 Church, 1061 Bartlett Road, Harborcreek, PA 16421, or the Ripley Hose Company, 11 South State St., Ripley, NY 14775.
Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.