Ellen M. Hirleman age 89 of Lemont Furnace passed away January 7, 2020 at home. She was born March 13, 1930 in Maxwell, Pa. She is the daughter of the late Louis Stangasser and Mary (Blazek) Stangasser.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Charles R. Hirleman and her sister Mary Louise Funge.
Surviving are her children Mary Ellen Clement (Dan) of Hopwood, Pa, Charles R. Jr., grandchildren Daniel Marc II, Timothy James Clement (thresea), Julie Marie, great grandchildren Abigail, Kendal, and Isabella. Brothers and sisters Louis Stangasser of Hamstead, NC, and Carol Ann Haynie of Youngstown, OH.
Ellen was a member at St John Evangelist R.C. Church. She worked as an RN nurse at St. Josephs Hospital in Pittsburgh where she graduated from. After training she was employed at Western Psychiatric Hospital followed by Uniontown Hospital and then Fayette County Public Health. She was on the board at the start of Home Nursing and retired in 1977 from Brownsville Hospital.
Friends will be received in THE DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA on Sunday January 12, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 and Monday January 13, 2020 until 9:30 am when a blessing service will be held followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Johns Evangelist R. C. Church at 10:00am. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. The family would like to give a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice for their care and support.
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