Miranda Rose, age 17, 9 Hollow Road, Catawissa, died early Thursday, December 26, 2013 in an airplane crash in Butler Township, Adams County.
Born on August 10, 1996 at the Bloomsburg Hospital, she was the daughter of Doreen (Artley) Rose, with whom she resided and Michael Pegg, and his wife Kelley, White Haven.
Miranda was a student in the eleventh grade at Southern Area High School, Catawissa. In addition to attending school she had been employed by the Elysburg Rod & Gun Club and at the Arctic Igloo, also of Elysburg.
She was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, Bloomsburg and a former Girl Scout.
Miranda was very active in her school where she played soccer and basketball. She also was in the school chorus, took part in Encore; the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); model United Nations; the yearbook staff; and prom committee.
In addition to attending high school, she was currently taking college courses at Bloomsburg University and Luzerne County Community College.
Miranda was an animal lover and had a good heart. She also enjoyed four wheeling; kayaking; photography and shopping.
Surviving in addition to her parents, is a sister, Megan Rose, at home; her maternal grandfather, Kenneth Artley, and his companion, Mahala Valencik, Catawissa; her maternal grandmother, Virginia M. "Jean" Artley, and her companion, James Hunsinger, Mainville; her paternal grandparents, Thomas and Pat Mohr, Bloomsburg; several aunts and uncles ; and her boyfriend, Bryan Artman, Marion Heights.
Funeral services will be held in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at 11 a. m. with her pastor, Msgr. Robert E. Lawrence officiating.. Interment will be in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy. There will be a time for visitation with the family on Sunday from 3 - 6 p. m.
The family will provide flowers. Memorials may be sent to the Bronzburg - Rose Memorial Fund, c/o First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., 232 East Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.