Brenda Jean (Cameron) Guss, 68, of Ocean City, MD, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 16, 2018 at her home.
Born November 25, 1949 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, PA, she was the daughter of Anna Jean (Kinzer) Cameron of Thompsontown and the late Lyle S. “Tot” Cameron.
In addition to her mother she is survived by her children, Kasey (Jessica) Guss of Howell, Michigan and Laurie Fetterman of Pasadena, MD ; a brother, James (Diane) Cameron of Port Royal; a sister, Beth (Michael) Stoner, Mifflintown; grandchildren, Alexis and Lucas Fetterman and Paul and Joseph Guss; nephews Brent (Brittany) Stoner, Jason (Travis Varner) Stoner, and Nathan (Scott Shelley) Stoner.
Her education included being a 1967 graduate of East Juniata High School and a 1971 graduate of West Chester University.
An elite athlete growing up, she was active in sports throughout her life. She was an ASA softball umpire and a basketball referee. A highlight of her officiating career was being selected as an umpire for the 1990 US Olympic Festival.
An avid Penn State fan, she was a member of the Nittany Lion Club and enjoyed attending home football games with her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening, camping and spending time outside, especially on the water.
She also enjoyed her family, especially her four grandchildren who affectionately called her “Beach Grandma.”
A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., from the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 19 N. Mill St., Thompsontown, with the Rev. Michael Sigler officiating. Interment will be private.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St. Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.