HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Georgia Hinkson of Hermitage, died at UPMC Passavant Hospital in Pittsburgh on Thursday, February 16, 2023, after a brief illness. She was 80 years old.

Georgia was born August 26, 1942 to George and Gladys (Brenneman) Rowe in Hermitage.

She was a 1960 graduate of Hickory High School.

She was a member of Hickory and New Virginia United Methodist Churches during her lifetime.

A lifelong resident of the Shenango Valley, she held various administrative and secretarial jobs, ending her career working at the Mercer County Courthouse. Following retirement in 2004, Georgia was a volunteer for many years at UPMC Farrell Hospital at the information desk.

A devoted mother and grandmother, Georgia’s favorite activity was traveling to visit with her children and grandchildren. She was an avid listener of country music and enjoyed line dancing with friends. She also hosted a card club with several close friends for many years and enjoyed lunch gatherings and reunions with fellow classmates from the Class of 1960.

Georgia was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Norma Miller and Frances Rowe; brothers, Samuel and James Rowe and her eldest son, John Hinkson.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann (Mark) Herrmann of Pittsburgh; her son, Christopher (Bobbi) Hinkson of Upper Marlboro, Maryland; five grandchildren, Zachary, Myranda, Wyatt, Corinna and Christopher; brothers, Will (Deb) Rowe of Masury and Chuck (Sandy) Rowe of Hermitage; a sister-in-law, Sandy Rowe of Transfer and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Tuesday, February 21, 2023 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the

Arrangements entrusted to the Sherman Funeral Home & Crematory, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in funeral home with Rev. Dave Coul of Hickory United Methodist Church, officiating.  

Burial will take place in Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Gary Sinise Foundation, in memory of Georgia.

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A television tribute will air Sunday, February 19, at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on WKBN and 7:58 p.m. on FOX. Video will be posted here the day of airing.