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Ellen M. Pursley

January 15, 1964 — November 9, 2023

Ellen M. Pursley, 59, of 215 Glen Iron Road, Millmont passed away on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023 of Evangelical Community Hospital due to a short battle with cancer.

She was born in Lewisburg, PA, on January 15, 1964 a daughter of the late Elwood and Eleanor (Lamey) Pursley.

She was a 1981 graduate of Mifflinburg High School and SUN Area Technical School of New Berlin.

Ellen was employed at Spectro Knit Sewing Factory as a teenager and worked there many years.  She also worked at Laurel Market in Laurelton and Boomerangs.

Ellen enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter, her (lil monkey), hanging out with friends, the Eagles, and mountain rides.

Surviving is her daughter and greatest love Megan Shawver and her granddaughter, Aubrae Mullany both of Glen Iron, her partner and great love Doug Epley of Weikert, three sisters, Clara (Dennis) Kuhns of Middleburg, Harriet (David) Boop of Glen Iron, Crystal (Travis) Boop of Laurel Park, one brother, Elwood Pursley Jr. of Forest Hill.  Also survived by numerous nieces and a nephew and great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first child (stillborn) Andrea Pursley.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Hironimus Church, Weikert with Pastor Richard Devett officiating.

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