BELLE GLADE - Sarah Ellen Threlkeld passed away peacefully on Monday, March 3, 2014. She was born August 14, 1928 in Sanford, Fl. to the late Antionette Marie (Tarbell) and William F. Bossidy. Ellen graduated from Cocoa HS in 1946 attended FSU graduating in 1950 with a BA in Elementary Education. She married James (Jim) T. Threlkeld in June of 1951. Ellen taught at elementary schools around the Glades area for over 30 years retiring from Rosenwald in South Bay, Fl. She attended St. Benz Catholic and St. John Episcopal Churches in Belle Glade, Fl during her years there. She was preceded in death by her husband, James T. in 2005; granddaughter, Amanda; and sisters, Maryann Brannen, Cocoa, Fl and Alice Sharpe, Roswell, Ga. She is survived by children, Jeffery, Belle Glade, Fl, fiancé, Maritza Banegas, Elizabeth (Lisa) Ellis, Loxahatchee, Fl, and Cathleen Rhinehart, Belle Glade, Fl.; seven grandchildren, Ryan, Erin, Kole, Bridgette, Zachary, Benjamin and Kaylee; and four great-grandchildren, Seth, Aaliyah, Gabriel and Cayson. Services were held Friday, March, 7th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church in Royal Palm Beach, Fl. Go to www.palmswestfuneralhome.com for visitation and all details.
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Published in NewsZapFL on Mar. 7, 2014
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