BESSEMER, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Sally Ann (Goist) Cunningham, 85, lifelong resident of Bessemer Pennsylvania, died on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at her home with her family near.
She was born on March 22, 1937, in Trumbull County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Leonard and Mildred (Wellendorf) Goist.
Sally was a 1955 graduate of Springfield Local High School and had been a cheerleader.
She worked her entire life for the Mahoning National Bank, working as a bookkeeper then to teller and finally to Bank Manager.
She married Harold Ralph Cunningham (Chutty) on December 16, 1955 and together they raised three sons.
Sally was a very active member of the Bessemer Presbyterian Church, Bessemer Croatian Club, SNPJ, Rotary and Feed My Sheep. During her life, she had joyfully volunteered for almost every request or task given to her. She rarely ever said no.
She leaves behind her husband, Chutty, of 66 years; sons, Bryan and Joy, Terry and Kathy and Jay and Sheri; her grandchildren whom she cherished, Daniel (Sherry), Justin (Lauren), Michael (Destini), Corey (Lauren), Cody, Monas (Naomi) and her granddaughter, Carly (Ryan) and her great-grandchildren, Carson, Mia, Cora, Vivian, Jayce, Garrett and Wesley. Sally also leaves behind a brother, Richard Goist and brother-in-law, David (Butch) Ohlin.
She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Leonard and Ted and sister, Betsy Ohlin.
Hours of visitation for Sally are Friday, October 7, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the Terry Cunningham Funeral Home in Bessemer.
Visitation will also be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 8, at the Bessemer Presbyterian Church, followed by services at 4:00 p.m.
Memorials can be given to the church or charity of the donor’s choice.
A television tribute will air Thursday, October 6 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.