Cynthia Louise Daly McCuen, 55, of West Alexander, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born November 22, 1961, in Wheeling, W.Va., she was a daughter of Philip and Judy Hoge Daly of West Alexander. She graduated in 1979 from McGuffey High School. She continued her education, receiving her associate's degree in nursing from West Virginia Northern Community College in Wheeling. She later completed her bachelor's degree in nursing from California University of Pennsylvania. She was employed as a registered nurse over the years at St. Clair Hospital, MedExpress, W&J College and, most recently, at Wheeling Hospital. She was a lifelong member of West Alexander Presbyterian Church and later attended Vineyard Church in Wheeling. Mrs. McCuen had a wide array of interests. She enjoyed being a consultant for Thirty-One and Sabika, where she met many friends. She liked exercising and ran several half-marathons. She enjoyed going to all of her son's sporting events; she was his biggest supporter and fan. She loved her home and farm and particularly enjoyed being a chicken farmer. She always loved gathering with her family at the kitchen table, where they shared new ideas, plans and schemes. Spending time with her friends and family was always treasured. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. In addition to her parents, surviving are her husband, Scott McCuen of West Alexander, whom she married June 4, 2002; her children, Kristin (Ronnie) Coury of Elm Grove, W.Va., and Philip McCuen, at home; grandchildren Charlie and Mya Coury; sister Carol (Frank) Moore of Dickson, Tenn.; brother David (Barbara) Daly of Flower Mound, Texas; mother-in-law Peggy McCuen of Taylorstown; brother-in-law, Chris (BobiJo) McCuen, of Taylorstown; nieces, Julia Moore, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Kathryn Moore, of Dickson, Tenn., Kathleen Daly of Madison, Wis., Alexis McCuen, of Taylorstown; and nephews Jack (Katy) Daly of Austin, Texas, and Dylan McCuen and Dalton McCuen, both of Taylorstown. Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in West Alexander Presbyterian Church, 303 Main Street, West Alexander, PA 15376, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, with Pastor Chris Figaretti and Pastor Fred Soberg co-officiating. Burial will follow in West Alexander Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cynthia McCuen Scholarship Fund, 30 Old National Pike, West Alexander, PA 15376. Arrangements were entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home LLC., 3275 West Roy Furman Highway, Rogersville, PA 15359, 724-499-5181. To view and sign a tribute wall, visit www.kestersonfh.com .
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