Juanita D. Herrick, age 99, of Jamestown.  passed away Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 in UPMC Jameson, New Castle.

She was born in Jamestown, PA on May 5, 1920 a daughter of Isaac O. and Edna (Grinnell) Moreland. She was a graduate of Jamestown High School and attended Thiel college.

In November of 1941, Juanita married Paul N. Herrick, he passed away April 24, 1977. She was previously employed in the cafeteria of Jamestown High School and was a bookkeeper for her husband's business, Paul N. Herrick Heating and Appliances. For a short time, she played the organ at Stateline United Methodist Church where she was a member and was previously recognized as a 62 year member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church.

Juanita was a math whiz, a seamstress, enjoyed crossword puzzles, listening to opera music. She was always willing to help others, was a prayer warrior and her warm smile, strength, and willing heart touched the lives of everyone she met.

She is survived by three children; Patricia Legters and her husband James, Edna McElhinny, and Paul A. Herrick (with whom she lived) all of Jamestown, a brother; Andrew Moreland of Jamestown, nine grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, step-mother, Margaret Moreland, a sister, Martha Williams, a great granddaughter, Alaina Marie Legters, and a son-in-law, Terry McElhinny, a niece and a nephew.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stateline United Methodist Church, 263 West State Road, Jamestown, PA 16134 or St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.



  1. Donna Pierce Donna Pierce
    May 24, 2019    

    My sympathies to the family. Rest with Jesus, Wanita! Gave me one of those smiles the evening before she left this Earth!

  2. Bunmi Bunmi
    May 25, 2019    

    I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy. We are looking forward to a time when death will be no more according to Revelation 21:4 and be able to welcome back our dead loved ones to life. In the meantime, may God of all comfort be able to comfort your entire family during this difficult time.

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