Noreen “Pepper” Rae (Shovestull) McCandless, 63, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at her home in Brookville, PA. She was born on October 25, 1953, to the late Charles Campbell Jr. and Dolores Mae (Osborne) Buzard in Brookville, PA; her mother survives her. Noreen graduated from Brookville High School in 1971. She married Edgar “Dusty” Miles McCandless in Brookville, PA on June 12, 1971. Noreen was a bartender at the Brookville Fireman’s Club for more than fifteen years and was also a member even after she stopped working. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brookville. She was a movie buff and enjoyed watching them in the comfort of her home. Noreen was very close to and always concerned with her entire family. She was one of a kind and will be missed by many. Noreen is survived by her son; Justin “Jesse” Lee McCandless; sister; Trudy Charlene Hatten; mother; Dolores Mae (Osborne) Buzard; three grandchildren; Katelyn Rae McCandless, Justin William McCandless, Skylar Anne McCandless; great grandchild; Jackson Miles McCandless; and two nephews; Shawn Simpson and Patrick Vincent Simpson. In addition to her father, Noreen is preceded in passing by her grandma Gertrude Webster. According to her wishes her cremated remains will be spread privately by the family. Services have been entrusted to the McKinney-d’Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825. Online condolences and other information may be found by visiting www.mckinneydargy.com
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