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CANFIELD - Friends may call Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3:45 p.m., followed by a memorial service held at 4 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel for Brandy M. Stevens-Rosine, 20, who died May 17, in Pennsylvania.

Brandy was born in Youngstown on Nov. 30, 1991.

She was a 2010 graduate of Boardman High School, she then enrolled in Youngstown State University to study sociology. While a student at Boardman, Brandy was a member of the orchestra, served on the staff of the “Bugle,” the high school paper and was a member of the Italian and Key clubs. Brandy loved music, writing and enjoyed reading. She regularly attended literary meetings at the Boardman Library.

She will always be remembered as a kind hearted, easy going person with many friends.

She is survived by her mother, Carrie Rosine and her companion, Kevin Gold of Hubbard; grandparents, Richard and Kathy Stevens of Poland and Cindee and Jerry Rosine of Boardman; a sister, Stephanie Rosine; three stepsisters, Lexi, Haley and Kylie Gold; an aunt, Brenda (AJ) Barrett; and nephews, Ethen and Dylan.

She was preceded in death by her father, Michael Rosine and great-grandmothers, Joann Chirns and Ada Harris.

The family has requested that material tributes take the form of donations to a memorial fund in her memory at Huntington Bank.

Professional arrangements are by the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel.

Guestbook Entries

“Brandy was a great person,she will be missed. Her life was cut too short,but she touched so many lives in such a short time.”

 » Angela McIntosh on May 25, 2012

“btandy was one of my girls!! she will be sadly, sadly missed!! we love her deeply!!”

 » lois catheline on May 25, 2012

“Even though your daughter was not a member of our community it hit us hard.. family is family here and our heart breaks for your loss... your family will be in our thoughts and prayers! Justice will be served!! ”

 » Cochranton resident on May 25, 2012

“RIP Brandy :'( I luv you and I'm gonna miss you!”

 » Beth Catheline on May 25, 2012

“Brandy, I will never forget you. You have touched my daughters lives in such a good way. You've left an imprint in their souls. You were taken too soon. Heaven has another angel. I know you left your physical mark on AB. May you rest in peace<3 ”

 » Linda Ser on May 25, 2012

“I didn't know Brandy very long. But in a short amount of time I learned what a beautiful person she is. Brandy always had a smile and kind words. Her family must be so very proud of the person she had become. I miss her.”

 » TM on May 25, 2012

“Be at peace, Brandy. You waited with my daughter at the Cleveland Clinic while I had brain surgery. I only wish I could have helped you when you needed it most. Blessings to your entire family and group of friends.”

 » Wendi on May 25, 2012

“im so sorry i didnt no her all that well but she was a great person and will be miss alot rip i no you will look down up and smile ”

 » jeannie silsbe  on May 25, 2012

“I miss you so much B. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you!! Love you cuz!!!<3”

 » Amanda your cuz on August 21, 2012


“Hi Brandy, just saw on TV the story of your so brutal and unnecessary murder. I did not know you but may you rest in peace darlin xxxxx”

 » Craig on July 22, 2016

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