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July 10, 2013

Amy A. Gregory Eells Pelley

LINESVILLE — Amy A. Gregory Eells Pelley, 87, of Linesville, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

Born July 7, 1926, in Meadville, she was a daughter of Frank and Marie Morris Gregory. She married Raymond Eells on Nov. 3, 1945; he preceded her in death on July 10, 1959. She later married Wesley Pelley on Oct. 6, 1962; he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1992.

Amy was a 1944 graduate of Conneautville High School. She was a loving and devoted homemaker.

She was a member of Linesville United Methodist Church. Also, she was a member of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) and the Lakeland Senior Center in Linesville. Amy enjoyed sewing, cooking, decorating, especially for Christmas, and loved flowers.

Survivors include a daughter, Sue Blakeslee and her husband, Raymond, of Saegertown; three sons, Frank Eells and his wife, Gabrielle, of Santa Rosa, Calif., Brian Eells and his wife, Londa, of Linesville, and Keith Pelley and his companion, Terri Kline, of Linesville; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Leora Shartle of Linesville and Ila McElroy of Meadville; a brother, Herbert Gregory of Ukiah, California; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a daughter, Janet Stetson; two grandsons, Jeffery and Travis Eells; a great-grandson, Evan Blakeslee; and three brothers, Floyd, Ora and Donald Gregory.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Lakeland Senior Center, P.O. Box 934, Linesville, Pa. 16424.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 Route 6, Linesville.

A funeral service will follow the calling on Thursday at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Dennis E. Lawton of Linesville United Methodist Church officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Harmonsburg.

Please share a condolence or memory of Amy for the family at royalcolemanfuneralhome.com.

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