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Ellen M. Iten

AGE: 86 • Hockessin

Ellen M. Iten (Schillinger), age 86, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on January 15, 2016. Ellen had been a longtime resident of Arundel before moving to Cokesbury Village about 10 years ago.

Born in Buffalo, NY, Ellen had a Bachelor of Science and a Master's Degree in Education from Canisius College in Buffalo. She was an elementary school teacher in Buffalo for 6 years and later they moved to Wilmington. Ellen also worked at the Kirkwood Library for 15 years.

Ellen was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert T. Iten, and her brother-in-law, Thomas P. Iten. She is survived by her brother-in-law, Paul J. Iten (Sharyn), and her sister-in-law, Maureen Iten. Ellen is also survived by her sister, Ruth Kent (Erwin), as well as many nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 9 to 10:15 AM at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery in Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ellen's name may be made to Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity, 780 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY 14218.

To offer condolences visit 302-999-8277.

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 21, 2016
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