Elvira L. Darnell October 30, 1919 October 18, 2013 Elvira L. Darnell, 93, of Bellefonte, died Friday, October 18, 2013 at Centre Crest, Bellefonte. She was born on October 30, 1919, in Newark, New Jersey, a daughter of the late George and Lillie Benz Fermelin. She was a secretary for Motor Boating Magazine in New York City. Elvira loved playing bridge, going to the hairdresser, and The Garden Club at Centre Crest. She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in State College. Her husband, Robert S. Darnell whom she married November 22, 1945, preceded her in death January 22, 2000. Suviving are her daughter, Susan (Wade) Nemith of Bellefonte; son, Robert T. (Barbara) Darnell of Pipersville; five grandchildren, Karin (Tim) Knisely of Bellefonte, Michael (Amy) Nemith of Crofton, Jennifer (Mark) Shawley of Bellefonte, Jack Darnell of Pipersville and Mitchell Darnell also of Pipers-ville; and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister, Florence Dombo. Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. The family appreciates all the care and comfort from the employees at both Centre Crest and Centre Home Care. Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of Christ Scientist, 617 E. Hamilton Ave., State College, PA 16801; Centre Crest, 502 E. Howard St., Bellefonte, PA 16823; or Centre Home Care, 2437 Commerial Blvd., State College, PA16801. Arrangements are under the direction of Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg. Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Oct. 20, 2013
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