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Alverta J "Birdie" Arble Chestnut
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1944
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 2013
West Kittanning
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA

Alverta J. "Birdie" (Arble) Chestnut, 68, of Kittanning, peacefully went into the arms of her husband at heaven's gate on Monday Sept. 23, 2013, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 18, 1944, in Kittanning, to the late George and Minnie (Hooks) Arble. She was the eldest of 10 children. She married the love of her life, Darrell Chestnut, on June 4, 1965, and mourned his passing on Nov. 8, 2012. They raised two children in a home full of love and laughter, leaving precious memories for daughter, Anita (Chestnut) Faulx-Boshinsky (friend, Douglas Walbert) and her two children, Gilbert and Nikkilynn, of Ford City; son, Douglas (Jean) Chestnut and their children, Paige and Wyatt, of Kittanning; brothers, Tom (Pat), Lee (Connie) and Randy (Betty); and sisters, Sharon (Tom) and Becky. She always opened her home to many others, never turning away a friend in need, helping to raise numerous nieces and nephews, also including James Dowell (Judy), of Ford City. She loved children and baby-sitting, crafts, sewing and baking. She was a member of Christ Community Chapel in Clearfield Township. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Jack Faulx Jr., on Jan. 22, 1993, and Robert Boshinsky, on Jan. 22, 2012; and brothers, Chuck, George, Ronnie and Sam. Friends will be received from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the SNYDER-CRISSMAN FUNERAL HOME in Kittanning. Additional visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Rihel, her church pastor, officiating. Interment in Lawn Haven Burial Estates. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit

(Pittsburgh Tribune Review 9/24/2013)

Family links: 
  George Robert Arble (1918 - 1999)
  Minnie Malinda Hooks Arble (1924 - 1976)
  Darrell W Chestnut (1943 - 2012)
  Alverta J Arble Chestnut (1944 - 2013)
  George Robert Arble (1948 - 1982)*
  Ronald John Arble (1953 - 2003)*
  Charles D Arble (1953 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Lawn Haven Burial Estates
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Sep 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117550769
Alverta J Birdie <i>Arble</i> Chestnut
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- Donna Butler Sheaffer
 Added: Sep. 24, 2013

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