MERCER, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Brittany Nicole Strickland, 30, of Mercer, formerly of Youngstown, passed away in a tragic car accident on Tuesday evening February 14, 2023.

Brittany was born December 16, 1992 in Youngstown, the daughter of Andrew and Leah (Harrison) Strickland and was a lifelong area resident.

Brittany will always be remembered for her loving and caring personality. She had many passions throughout her life and her greatest was being a homemaker. She loved everything about spending time with her children and family and centered her whole life around them.

Brittany leaves behind to hold onto her precious memories her children, Christopher, Harlie, Airierlla, Riley, Anglia and Emma; her mother, Leah (Carl) Ervin; her grandmother, Fay Gay; a great-grandmother, Clara Barbato; her fiancé, Anthony Kearney; two sisters, Jessica (Bernard McNulty) Roman and Samantha (Sterling) Strickland; a brother, Andrew Strickland; a stepbrother, Carl (Erin) Ervin; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. .

Brittany was preceded in death by her father, Andrew Strickland; a sister, Jennifer Strickland; her nephew, Damian McNulty; paternal grandmother, Vicky Strickland; her maternal grandparents, Leonardo “Leo” (Shirley) Gutierrez and a cousin, Vincent Strickland.

There will be a celebration of Brittany’s life held on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market Street, Boardman.

In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made either to the family or to the funeral home to help with final expenses for Brittany.

Family and friends may visit to send condolences to Brittany’s family.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, February 22 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.