SHINGLEHOUSE - Lucile M. Ellsworth, 88, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Sunday (Sept. 13, 2015) in Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport, after a long illness.
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Born March 20, 1927, in Clermont, she was a daughter of Fred L. and Lenora Mae Freer Murray. On Nov. 26, 1942, in Shinglehouse, she married Leslie E. "Les" Ellsworth, who passed away on Nov. 1, 2005.
Lucile attended Shinglehouse High School. For several years, she was employed at the former Olean Tile Plant in Olean, N.Y., and at A.V.X. Corp., in Olean. She was later employed by the Oswayo Valley School District working in the cafeterias.
Mrs. Ellsworth was a member of the Bell Run Union Church in Shinglehouse. She was a former member of the Monitor Roamer's Trailer Club and a member of the former Oswayo Valley Lions Club in Shinglehouse. She enjoyed doing crafts and word searches. Her greatest love was her family.
Surviving are a son, Gary E. (Jeanne) Ellsworth of Mount Jewett; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, James Ayers of Shinglehouse; two sisters, Ruth Green of Shinglehouse and Doris (Gordon) Hawkes of Florida; a brother, Howard M. (Alladeane) Murray of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lucile was predeceased by a son, DeWayne Ellsworth; a daughter, Patricia Ann Ayers; a granddaughter, Tanya Hemphill; two brothers, Ervine Murray and Fred Murray; and a sister, Cora Hawkes.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union St., Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Chad E. Shaffer, pastor of Bell Run Union Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bell Run Union Church, 904 Taylor Brook Road, Shinglehouse., PA 16748.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Lucile, visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com.
Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home
118 South Union St.
Shinglehouse, PA 16748
Published in The Bradford Era from Sept. 15 to Sept. 22, 2015