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Kayla Lynn Rushwin

February 15, 1990 — March 23, 2021

Kayla Lynn (Wagner) Rushwin, of Sharon, Pennsylvania, tragically passed away from injuries sustained from an accident on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. She was 31.

Kayla was born on February 15, 1990, in Sharon, a daughter to Reed Wagner and Dana Lynn (Randolph) Shaw.

A 2007 graduate of Brookfield High School, she furthered her education at ETI Technical College, Niles, Ohio, where she became a certified Phlebotomist.

Kayla was currently working as a waitress for Niko and Lou’s Coney Island, Sharon.

In her spare time, she enjoyed home decorating, playing a good game of rummy, going swimming, chilling at the beach, camping, being outside, hiking, going out with her family and friends, and taking her children to the park.

She absolutely loved life and everyone who knew her will never forget her. She was a great mom who always put her kids first. They were her world!

Her survivors include: her husband, Zachary A. Rushwin, who she married March 7, 2018; her children whom she adored, Keithen Flynn, Robert Flynn, Kaydence Flynn, Ryland Rushwin, Kayslee Rushwin, and KayLynn Rushwin; her mother, Dana of Masury; her siblings, Stephen Shaw, of Phoenix, Arizona, Cassandra Wagner (Brandon Slaughenhoupt), of Transfer, Pennsylvania, Justin Wagner (Amanda), of Auburn, Washington,  Danielle Thompson of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania,  Kayla Kyser, of Transfer, and Joseph Shaw, of Greenville, Pennsylvania; her maternal grandparents, David and Geraldine DiNardo, of West Middlesex, Pennsylvania; her nieces and nephews, who she loved dearly, Jalen, Jelani Lynn, Jayce, Colton, Kinzlee, Sarah, Keira, Ryleigh, and Piper;  her step-father, Martin Pettitt, of Masury; her mother-in-law, Tonya Rushwin, of Sharpsville; her lifelong best friend, Felecia Durman, of Niles, Ohio; and her extended family and countless friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Reed; maternal grandfather, Tedford Randolph; paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Norma Wagner; uncles, Fredrick "Poly" Randolph, Daryl Paddock, and Kevin Wagner; and cousin, Felecity Cook.

A time of gathering to honor Kayla will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 4-7 PM, in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, located at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 11:00 AM, also in the funeral home. She will be laid to rest next to her daddy in Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, April 1, 2021

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