CALABASH, NC Ellen (Slothour) Siska, 55, passed away following a long battle with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Midlothian, Va. Ms. Siska, formerly of York, was the devoted mother of Jonathan Shutz of Hanover, Hayden Siska of Calabash, N.C., and Hope Siska of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. She is survived by her parents, Betty and Robert Slothour of Hanover; and a sister, Elaine (Slothour) Scrobe of Midlothian, Va. She was preceeded in death by her son, Edward Siska; and her brother, David Slothour. She received a Bachelor's Degree from York College of Pennsylvania in 2006, and wrote a weekly NASCAR column for the York Dispatch until her diagnosis. A memorial service will be held at the Hanover Church of the Brethren at a time yet to be determined.
Published in York Daily Record on Apr. 11, 2012.