Blanda June Troyan

Born: Wed., Feb. 25, 1925
Died: Sat., Sep. 2, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 06, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 07, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 07, 2017
Location: Welch Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Sep. 08, 2017
Location: St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church

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Blanda June Troyan, 92, of Cadogan, died Saturday, September 2, 2017, in ACMH Hospital, East Franklin Township.

​Born February 25, 1925, in East Butler, she was a daughter of the late James and Blanda (Shook) Fair.

​Mrs. Troyan was a parishioner of St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Cadogan, where she was a member of the Altar Rosary Society.  Blanda was a familiar face at the Cadogan voting polls, where she worked for many years.  She enjoyed baking cakes, sewing, and working puzzle books.

​She is survived by her children, Walter D. (Debbie) Troyan of Newport News, VA, Deborah (Ronald) Heilman of Ford City, Michael (Lee Ann) Troyan of Elkview, WV, and Lauren (Mary Alyce) Troyan of Virginia Beach, VA; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

​In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter "Vudge" Troyan, who died November 20, 2012; and her siblings, Cloyd Fair, Dorothy Shimmons, Lizzie Bowser, and James Fair.

​Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, and from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City.  Prayers of transfer will be offered at 9:30 a.m., Friday, in the funeral home.  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m., Friday, at St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Cadogan, with Father Alan Grote as celebrant.  Interment in St. Francis Cemetery.

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Bobby Stant
   Posted Tue September 05, 2017


Cathy Temsik Cousins
   Posted Tue September 05, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. You have my sympathy. My dad passed away August 11th. No words can lessen the heartache. May she rest in peace.

Tom Round
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
When we were growing up, the whole village raised the kids and Cadogan was a prime example. She was one of the many "mothers" we all had. We will miss her.

richard valasek
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
Walter and Debbie, you have our deepest sympathy. May God watch over Blanda. Richard Valasek family

Tom Cieply
   Posted Fri September 08, 2017
Sorry for the loss of your Mother.

Denise Dunn Nezovich
   Posted Mon September 11, 2017
Walter & Debbie, my prayers are with you at this time of your loss. Denise (Dunn) Nezovich

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