Marie A. McElhatten

July 26, 1920 ~ August 21, 2013





Marie A. McElhatten, 93, of Butler, Pennsylvania, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 21, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. at the Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born July 26, 1920 in New Castle, Pennsylvania to the late James Michael and Florence (Harmon) Michael.

Mrs. McElhatten was a homemaker and attended GraceWay Community Church. She enjoyed collecting dolls, playing the piano, flower gardening, cooking and baking and especially enjoyed being with her family. She enjoyed meeting people and having conversation with everyone. Marie was a hard working person and enjoyed doing things for others. She always had a smile on her face and everyone enjoyed being around her. She was always so appreciative of what others did for her. First and foremost, she loved the Lord and then her family and friends.

Mrs. McElhatten is survived by two sons, James McElhatten and his wife Ginny of DeKalb, IL and David McElhatten and his wife Anne of Clearwater, FL; one daughter, Colleen Trulick and her husband Dick of Butler, PA; five grandchildren, Brian McElhatten and his wife Tracy, Melissa Babiak, Ashley McElhatten, Ryan Trulick and his wife Stephanie and Todd Trulick and his wife Jessica; seven great-grandchildren, Kayla and Peyton McElhatten, Landen, Chase and Isabella Babiak, Gavin Trulick and Lilia Trulick; one brother, Joseph Michael and his wife Anita of Clarion, PA; one sister-in-law, Jean Michael of Chicora, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene V. McElhatten, whom she married October 23, 1946, and who passed away April 21, 2006; one sister, Elsie Kelly; and three brothers, Everett, Arthur and Gerald Michael.

Friends will be received Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Butler County Memorial Park, Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum, 380 Evans City Road, Butler, PA, with Pastor David West of GraceWay Community Church officiating.

Burial will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.

Memorials are suggested to the donor's favorite charity.




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