The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

March 11, 2014

Kimberly Lynn Osborne

Nursing student worked at Valley Eye Center


- — Kimberly Lynn Osborne of Sharon Bedford Road, Shenango Township, passed away unexpectedly at 10:30 p.m. Saturday (3-8-14) at her residence. She was 26.

She was born Dec. 23, 1987, in Sharon, a daughter of John W. and Mary Diane Griffith Martin.

A lifelong area resident, she was a member of the graduating class of 2006 at Hickory High School, Hermitage. She was set to graduate this month from the Breckinridge School of Nursing at ITT Technical Institute, Youngstown.

She was employed at Valley Eye Center, Hermitage.

Kim was a member of Grace Chapel Community Church, Hermitage.

She liked spending time outdoors with her husband and they especially enjoyed canoeing, camping, and biking. She also enjoyed spending time with her pets that she loved dearly, Jake, Shelby and Pippy.

Her husband Andrew D. Osborne whom she married Oct. 10, 2009, survives at home.

She also leaves: her parents, John W. and Mary D. Martin, Hermitage; her sister, Michelle L. Martin and her companion Torrance, Sharon; her mother-in-law, April Parquette and her husband Dave, Mercer; her step-maternal grandmother, Betty J. West, Florida; two brothers-in-law, Tyler Carlson, West Middlesex; and Brian Carlson, Vienna, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Stephanie Osborne Tice, Wheatland; and Judie Osborne and her husband Matt Greiman, Hermitage; and two grandmothers-in-law, Dorothy Karnes, Mercer; and Virginia Osborne, Sharpsville.

She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents; her father-in-law, William “Bill” Osborne; and her grandfather-in-law, Ervin J. “Red” Osborne, who passed away this past Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Club Pet, 20 Schaller Road, Transfer, PA 16154.


Mrs. Andrew D. (Kimberly Lynn), 26, of Sharon Bedford Road, Shenango Township.

Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday (3-13-14) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, 1090 E. State St. Sharon. Condolences can be sent to her family by visiting the website

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday (3-14-14) in Grace Chapel Community Church, 4075 Lamor Road, Hermitage, with the Rev. Larry Haynes, pastor, officiating.

Interment: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hermitage.