Laura Lee Chandler, 81, of McKeesport, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was born October 2, 1939 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Andrew Kerston and Marie (Candelore) Kerston Soriano. She was the wife to the late Morris Stanfield Chandler, who passed away March 31, 1997. Laura Lee was a lifelong Catholic and a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish.
She is survived by her son, Brian Chandler of McKeesport, daughters, Nancy L. (David) Palmer of Elizabeth, and Maryellen (David) Bosko of Munhall, brothers, Lenny and Les Kerston, Bill Soriano, and sister, Susan Janosko, 6 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Michael and Bill Kerston. There is no visitation. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. A Memorial Mass at Mary, Mother of God Parish - St. Angela Merici will be held Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11:00am. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Originally published July 08, 2021.