Laura Ellermeyer Obituary, Death- On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, in the city of Marietta, Georgia, Laura Ellermeyer passed away at the age of 93.
On July 30, 1927, in the town of Cadogan, Pennsylvania, she was brought into the world as “a coal miner’s daughter” by her parents, Felix and Justina Tymchuk Shevchuk. Mrs. Gerald Thomas Ellermeyer, who predeceased her husband. After receiving her diploma from Ford City High School in 1944 and gaining experience working for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., Helen decided to launch her own beauty salon in Kittanning.
Both St. Mary’s Ukrainian Church in Ford City, Pennsylvania, and St. Vladimir Church in Arnold, Pennsylvania, were regular places of worship for her. Her children and grandchildren carry on her legacy: her son, Dr. Sean F. Ellermeyer and his daughter, Laura, of Marietta, Georgia; her daughter, Mrs. Serena Ellermeyer Hawley and husband Thomas, of Sarasota, Florida, and their son, Dylan.
and her son, Jeremy Ellermeyer and his wife, Jill, of Randolph, New Jersey, and their children, Carly, Katie, and Jack. Laura will be greatly missed. In addition, she is survived by her brother, Jim Vanek; her sister, Patricia Shevchuk; her brother-in-law, Mildred “Mitzi” Ellermeyer; and a number of nieces, nephews, and friends from both the city of Sterling House, Florida, and the city of Ligonier, Pennsylvania. All of these individuals are from the United States.
Her brothers Peter, Russell, and Henry, whom she loved very much, as well as her sisters Annie Staerkel, Rose Vanek, and Mary Serene, who were always by her side, all went away before she did. Her sisters Annie Staerkel, Rose Vanek, and Mary Serene were always by her side.
She utters these words, “Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay; gone are my friends to a land far away; I hear their gentle voices calling, I’m coming, I’m coming, I’m on my way, I’ll be seeing you and you will be joining me.” “Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay; gone are my friends to a land far away.”
On Friday, September 25, 2020, the viewing and Parastas ceremony will be held at the Mantini Funeral Home, which is located at 701 Sixth Avenue in Ford City. The viewing will be open from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. A Divine Liturgy will be held at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Church in Ford City on Saturday morning at 10 a.m.,
and the Reverend John Gribik will serve as the presider for the service. On Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m., there will be a prayer service held at the funeral home. Following the conclusion of the funeral mass, the body will be transported to St. Mary’s Cemetery in Kittanning, where it will be laid to rest.