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Eleanor W. "Elly" HORN


HORN, Eleanor W. ?Elly?

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(nee Zimmerman) born February 8, 1922 in Shiremanstown, PA went to her Eternal rest in the arms of our Lord on December 4, 2012 from her home in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She graduated from Mechanicsburg High School in 1939 and Gettysburg College in 1944 with degrees in both English Literature and History. She was a member Chi Omega sorority and the Gettysburg College Choir. She taught high school English in the Poco Mountain School District in Swiftwater, PA for 27 years. Elly was married to the Reverend William F. Wunder for 30 years, until his death in 1975. They raised six children in East Stroudsburg, PA, Amy Stabenow, Sally Snayberger, Molly Bell, Frederick Wunder, Jenny Galunic, and Nora Faul. In 1983 she married Dr. Edward T. Horn, Jr. and soon moved down to Florida where they enjoyed boating, cruising, swimming, cross-stich and staying active in their church and community. Dr. Horn passed away in 2007. Elly also enjoyed knitting for St. Mary?s Hospital making Preemie caps, and making lab robes for cancer patients. She was also an avid reader. In addition to her six children, ten grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, Alexia (with two more expected in early 2013), Elly is survived by four step-children, Laura Barton, Mary Lumsden, Russell Horn, and Harry Horn, eight step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandson, and two sisters, Alice Creager of Marco Island, FL and Rachel Z. Joyce of Sicklerville, NJ and many nieces and nephews. Elly?s family and devoted friends will all miss her quick smile and sense of humor! She was kind, generous and energetic, fun-loving and outgoing. Our loss is Heaven?s gain. Services will be Held on Saturday, December 22 at 11:00 AM at St. Mark?s Episcopal Church on Burns Road in Palm Beach Gardens. Donations in Elly?s name may be made to the St. Mark?s Episcopal Church Building Fund c/o Father James Cook, 3395 Burns Road Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410 or to a .
Published in The Palm Beach Post from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2012
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