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Mary Ellen "Ellie" Daly, age 53, 4307 Alvin St., Erie, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. She was born in Erie on July 4, 1960 and grew up in North East.
She attended public schools in Harborcreek and North East. She was employed in the coffee shop of the Barber National Institute for many years, and retired in 2010. She enjoyed visiting with her family, the music of Kenny Rogers, bowling, bingo, playing cards, shopping and other outings with her friends. She was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. For the past 23 years, she had lived in a Barber Center group home, cared for by a devoted, loving staff.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Grace P. (Hamburger) Daly and her father Francis A. Daly.
She is survived by her sister, Mary Ann Steinmeyer (Mark) of South Park, Pa.; two brothers, Thomas Daly (Barbara) of New Martinsville, W.Va
. and Robert Daly (partner Eliot Hernandez) of Chicago, Ill.; nieces, Kate Daly, Amanda Seaman and Elizabeth Steinmeyer; nephews, Patrick Daly and Joseph Steinmeyer, and eight grandnieces and grandnephews.
Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 E. 38th St., Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the start of prayers at 12 noon. A Funeral Mass will follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Barber National Institute, 100 Barber Place, Erie, PA 16507.
Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory
845 East 38th Street Erie, PA 16504
Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 6, 2014