Ellen Marie McMonagle | PostIndependent.com

Ellen Marie McMonagle

Ellen Marie McMonagle passed away April 13, 2005. She was 80 years old.Ellen was born Nov. 3, 1924. She was raised and lived the majority of her life in the Cleveland area. She lived a very full, rich life and was loved very much by her family and many friends. Ellen was a wonderful, loving mother of five girls and two boys whom she mostly raised on her own.Ellen worked primarily as a a bookkeeper for large and small corporations during her employment career, although she moonlighted at various jobs to always make ends meet for her family. She was a selfless giver to everyone she encountered, and was an enthusiastic and devout Christian. She attended church services and socials regularly, until physical ailments prevented her from getting out.In her retirement years, Ellen enjoyed tracing family history. She also had a fascination with astrology.Ellen was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank J. McEnneny; second husband, Robert Van Gezelle; her daughter, Pat McEnneny; and sister, Virginia.She is survived by four daughters, Linda, Janet, Sally and Cathy, all of the Cleveland area; two sons, Mickey, of Cleveland, and Daniel, of Carbondale; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Ellen was laid to rest April 20 at Holy Cross Cemetery after a ceremony at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Rocky River, Ohio.

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