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Minerva Ellis
Minerva Ellis, 87, formerly of Lansford and Coaldale, died Thursday in Hometown. She was the widow of Lewis W. Ellis Jr., who died in May of 2012.
Prior to retiring, she had been employed by Ridge Garment, as well as several other garment factories in the Panther Valley.
Born in Mauch Chunk, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Martha (Yaich) Shuck.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansford.
Surviving are a daughter, Martha Gregus of Coaldale; granchildren, Lisa, wife of Timothy Yarnall of Summit Hill, Melissa Gregus of Freeland, and Christopher Motz of Tamaqua; great grandchildren, Tyler Gregus, Amanda Yarnall, Brandon Yarnall, and Koby Yarnall.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rosemary Frey; and siblings, Marion Evans, Burton Shuck, and Malcolm Shuck.
Service: 11 a.m., Monday, Gulla Funeral Home, 130 E. Ridge St., Coaldale, with the Rev. Roy Koehler officiating. Interment, Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call 9-11 a.m., Monday. Memorials in her name may be made to the Mental Health Assoc. of SE PA, attn: Donation Coordinator, 1211 Chestnut St., 11th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19107. Online condolences at www.zrgfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Times News on Aug. 23, 2013
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