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March 16, 2014

Ellen L. Penfield

CONNEAUTVILLE — Ellen L. Penfield, 66, of Conneautville, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Rolling Fields Eldercare Community.

She was born April 8, 1947, in Spangler to the late Ord Henry Smith and Nora Leona DiShong. She married Glen Emerson Penfield in May of 1968; he preceded her in death in 1991.

She was employed at Rolling Fields Eldercare Community where she worked for many years until her illness prevented her from working. She was very proud of the work she did as a CNA. She was involved with the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed taking walks, doing crossword puzzles and attending the “FFFF” (Fulton Fall Folk Festival). She loved being with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include three children, Tina Guyer and her husband, Victor, of McConnellsburg, Timothy Penfield of Meadville, and Gary Penfield and his wife, Jen, of Hartstown; many grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; 10 siblings, Dee, Brenda, Donna, Sarah, Kim, Ron, Tom, Ord, Garry and Barry; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Ed; and a sister, Martha.

Friends will be welcome to call Wednesday from noon until the time of the funeral, which will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left for the family at white-coolfuneralhome.org.

Arrangements have been entrusted to White-Cool Funeral Home, 1405 Main St., Conneautville.

Ellen’s family wishes to extend their deepest appreciation to Rolling Fields Eldercare Community for all the care and support extended to them during Ellen’s illness.

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