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Joshua Nighswander

Joshua Dean "Josh" Nighswander

Thursday, August 3rd, 1995 - Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Joshua Dean Nighswander, age 24, of Hazen, PA, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 with his family by his side. He was born on August 3, 1995 in DuBois, PA. Josh was the son of Jerold Dean and Tracie Lynn (Cordwell) Nighswander. He was a 2014 graduate from Brookville Area High School. He was most recently employed at Consumers Fresh Produce in Pittsburgh, PA. On July 15, 2017, he married the love of his life, Andrea Michelle (Moorhead) Nighswander in Hazen, PA. Josh was a devoted father and husband. He loved to ride his motorcycle, play cards with his nan and play video games with his cousin, Dakota. He was a huge Pittsburgh Pirate fan and Anaheim Ducks Hockey fan. Josh will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Josh is survived by his wife, Andrea (Moorhead) Nighswander; two children: Johnathan and Isabella; his parents, Jerold Nighswander and Tracie (Cordell) Nighswander; brother, Cory Nighswander; grandmother, Mary Cordwell; grandfather, Donald Nighswander and step-grandfather, Joe Felici. He also leaves many uncle, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Thomas H. Cordwell, Sr. and his paternal grandmother, Etta Felici.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 6 – 8 pm at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, ltd; 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019 also at the funeral home beginning at 11 am with Pastor Ray Peters officiating. Interment will take place at the Temple Cemetery, Warsaw Twp., Jefferson County, PA. Online condolences and other information may be found by visiting
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home
    345 Main Street
    BROOKVILLE, PA 15825
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 11:00am
    McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home
    345 Main Street
    BROOKVILLE, PA 15825
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  • Interment

    Temple Cemetery
    Warsaw Twp., PA
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Melissa Hemphill

Posted at 11:58am
Jerry and Tracie, Scott and I are so very sorry for the loss of your dear son Josh. May God give you strength and comfort in this difficult time. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rob & Wendy French

Posted at 06:51am
Until the day your family learns why God needed Joshua in Heaven, take comfort in knowing he was with his family when he was called to go home. Every time you hold his 2 little angels you are hugging him as well. We will be praying for your family.
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cheryl scott

Posted at 01:00pm
andrea and family so sorry for your loss

Daniel Lazewski

Posted at 04:08pm
Josh was a very loving, kind, and devoted man who will be missed terribly. I had the pleasure of working with Josh at Consumers Fresh and there was never a dull moment around him. I extend my deepest sympathy’s, thoughts, and prayers to the entire Nighswander family.

Dan Lazewski

Kathy Niper

Posted at 11:07pm
I'm so sorry tracie for your loss I know how it feels but you will get thought this cuz

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