Donna J. (McElwee) Bosworth (1939 - 2013)

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Donna J. Bosworth, 73, of Chestnut St., Port Allegany, passed away Sunday (Jan. 6, 2013) at her home after a lengthy illness.
Born May 26, 1939, in Liberty Township, she was a daughter of Edward and Mary McGill McElwee. On Jan. 29, 1957, in Port Allegany, she married Eugene L. Bosworth, who died Aug. 15, 2008.
Mrs. Bosworth was a lifetime resident of the area and a member of St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, Port Allegany.
She was an avid antique dealer along with her husband. She loved going to Florida during the winter months, and enjoyed crocheting and crafting.
Surviving are two daughters, Krisann L. (Tigee) Robey of Amissville, Va., and Pamela J. Aldrich of Eldred; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edward "Jim" McElwee of Smethport and Paul McElwee of Olean, N.Y.; two sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" Corah of Port Allegany and Maryann (Richard) Losey of Austin; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eugene; and a daughter, Cynthia M. Spearen.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Gabriel's Catholic Church with the Rev. James Campbell, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in St. Gabriel's Cemetery, Port Allegany. A Scriptural wake service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Port Area Ambulance Service; or S.W. Smith Library Building Fund.
Online condolences can be made at
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Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
(814) 642-2363
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Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 7 to Jan. 14, 2013