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Laurania Lucy (Brightshue) McCully

November 8, 1943 ~ August 22, 2020 (age 76)


Laurania L. McCully, 76, passed away Saturday evening, August 22, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Boardman.

Laurania was born November 8, 1943 in West Pittsburg, PA, a daughter of Wayne and Lucy Christy Brightshue.

Raised in New Castle, Laurania was a 1961 graduate of New Castle High School. She married her husband, Brian McCully, on November 22, 1969 and they made their home in Youngstown. A homemaker, Laurania was gifted with sewing and all types of needle craft. Her daughters benefited from her accomplishments as a seamstress, having sewn many of their clothing, as well as her needle crafts. Her needle crafts included most recently knitting and crocheting, but over the years, Laurania was skilled in creating beautiful embroidery, needle point, and cross stitch. Another interest of Laurania's was her love of NASCAR.

Laurania leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Brian of 50 years; two daughters, Waylena (Jeff Bryant) McCully of Champaign, IL and Briana Lord of Columbus, OH.

In addition to her parents, Laurania was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Tim Lord who passed away in March of this year; and two brothers, Wayne and Chuck Brightshue.

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