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Funeral Arrangements Set for Accident Victim

Christine Beilstein, 45, of Plum was killed in an accident on Saturday. Funeral arrangements have been made for this week.

Christine Beilstein, 45, of the Regency Park neighborhood in Plum Borough, , May 12, after a car accident in Penn Hills.

According to her obituary, Beilstein was the cherished mother of Jacob and Justin Beilstein; the beloved daughter of John and Patricia Konop; and sister of Debbie (Carl) Solko, John Konop, and Patricia (Anthony) LaMorte.

Beilstein also is survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, a great nephew and loving fiance, Ricky Kirchartz. Friends will be received Wednesday, May 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at Soxman Funeral Homes, Roth Chapel, 7450 Saltsburg Road in Penn Hills. A Blessing Service will be held Thursday, May 17, at 10 a.m. at . She will be buried at in Plum.

After the accident on Saturday, Beilstein's 9-year-old son, Justin, was taken to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh after suffering severe head injuries. He was listed in critical condition.

Patch wanted to give the community a chance to post condolences and prayers for the Beilstein family.

Feel free to show support or share memories in the comments section.

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Sandy Muldowney May 14, 2012 at 12:45 PM
Christine will be deeply missed and her son will be loved and prayed for by all of their friends from Regency and beyond. Rest in peace. Sandy Muldowney and Family
Heidi Dezayas May 14, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Thank you for the comment, Sandy. If there's one thing I've learned about Plum since I started covering it, it's that people really do come together to help their neighbors in need.
Leslie Barlich May 14, 2012 at 03:13 PM
I am truly sorry for her family and friends. I live in campbell town and have had this sad feeling in my heart since this had happened. I hope her family will find comfort one day and remember her for how she lived her life. Rest in peace. Leslie Barlich and family
Debbie Solko May 14, 2012 at 03:17 PM
My sister was an amazing, loving, caring person. Her world revolved around her children and her family. I am so sad to know I will never see her smile or hear her laugh again. So sad too that yet another drunk driver destroyed a family and took a life. So unfair, so wrong..., I will love you and miss you always, Debbie Konop Solko
Heidi Dezayas May 14, 2012 at 06:29 PM
Debbie, I am very, very sorry for the loss of your family. Sending condolences and prayers to you all. I'm also praying for your nephew's recovery. -Heidi
Don Cabrera May 14, 2012 at 08:01 PM
The last I saw Christine was about 22 years ago. I am so sad to learn of her tragic passing. I, along with many others, know Christine as a Cal U PA graduate and little sister of our Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. We remember her as a fun loving person with a strong family bond and great sense of humor. My prayers go out to her entire family on their loss and continue to pray for a speedy recovery for her son. She will be our angel watching over us all and we will all be better people having known her. RIP-Don Cabrera
Greg Sackett May 14, 2012 at 08:17 PM
Thoughts and prayers to your family!
john hughes May 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM
sad wha can i say.i will miss seeing her at lunch almost every day,,ill miss her ,,her frend john
frank Ribich May 15, 2012 at 03:38 AM
Thoughts and prayers to your family I really hope the Lil boy makes it this must have bin a hard time for you're hole family I will never for get that day / ff Frank
Melissa Durick May 16, 2012 at 04:36 AM
Although I never met her, I was at the accident and my heart goes out to her boys and family. I wil l think of her sacrifice as I drive by everyday, hopefully people will slow down on that dangerous stretch... Again my thoughts and prayers are with your family... Melissa d.
M. Chessey May 16, 2012 at 11:47 AM
I , too, have never met her..I was a few seconds away when this awful accident happened. I am so, so sorry for this family. They have been in my thoughts and prayers everyday and will be forever.

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