Thelma Longwell
1922 - 2021
BORN
1922
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Clark Chapel of Bauer Funeral Home, Inc. - Elderton
238 South Main Street
Elderton, PA

Thelma (Hadden) Longwell, 99, of Shelocta, PA went home to the Lord October 5, 2021. She was born September 1, 1922 in Cherry Hill Township "Buck Run," Indiana County, PA. Thelma was the daughter of Isaac Mc- Cullough Hadden and Alice Mae (Lydick) Hadden. She graduated from Clymer High School. She was a member of the Plumcreek Church of the Brethren, Shelocta, PA, where she was a lifetime deacon. She married Harry Franklin Longwell on September 1, 1942.

Thelma, "Mama" as she was fondly known, enjoyed hosting family picnics at the farm on Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day. Mama was a great storyteller and letter writer. She related her tales from the farm every week to the grandchildren and great-grandchildren during college and once they moved away from Armstrong County. Mama loved to live on the farm, especially tending to the family flock of sheep.

Thelma will be remembered and greatly missed by her family. Children Jerry (Pat) Longwell of Kittanning and Arlene Longwell of Shelocta. Grandchildren Eric (Kristine) Longwell of Shelocta, Mark (Elizabeth) Longwell of Homer City, Paul (Beth) Longwell of Martinsburg, and Dale (Hope) Longwell of Geneva, Indiana. Great-grandchildren Berea, Anna, Samuel, Joshua, Benjamin, Abigail, Daniel, Laura, Theodore, Isabelle, and Olivia.

In addition to her parents and her husband, H.F. Longwell on July 1, 1980, Thelma was preceded in death by her sisters Edna Weaver, Nova Siverd, Helen McCoy, Genave Hadden and brothers Herman Hadden, Torrence Hadden and Raymond Hadden.

Family and friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main St., Elderton, Pa.

Additional visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the funeral home where her four grandsons will officiate.

Interment will follow at Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, Pa.

Arrangements are being handled by the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc.

For those unable to attend services, anyone wishing to send an online condolence to Thelma's family or to view a video tribute, please visit: www.bauerfuneral.com


Published by Leader Times on Oct. 6, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
7
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Clark Chapel of Bauer Funeral Home, Inc. - Elderton
238 South Main Street, Elderton, PA
Oct
8
Visitation
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Clark Chapel of Bauer Funeral Home, Inc. - Elderton
238 South Main Street, Elderton, PA
Oct
8
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
Clark Chapel of Bauer Funeral Home, Inc. - Elderton
238 South Main Street, Elderton, PA
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