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Ella M. Jewart, 89, of 134 Uhl Road, Kersey, died on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at UPMC Hamot in Erie following a short illness.
She was born June 14, 1922 in Frenchton, W.V., a daughter of the late Manderville and Maude Simons Jeffries.
Mrs. Jewart was Methodist by faith.Â She worked at L & R Manufacturing for many years and also worked at St. Marys Carbon for more than 17 years.Â She was a dedicated and hard worker who enjoyed embroidery and crocheting, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by three daughters, Helen, Mrs. Richard Uhl of Kersey, Pamela, Mrs. Edward Barring of Kearny, N.J., and Wanda Jewart of Kearny, N.J.; two sons, Jimmie Smith and his wife Naomi of West Virginia and Timothy Jewart and his wife Esther of Kearny, N.J.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Roberta Brady of Clarksburg, W.V.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter in infancy, Judith Ann Smith; two brothers, Cecil and Clyde Jeffries; and five sisters, Mabel Jeffries, Gazel Strader, Sylvia Crane, Luna Roy and Tarcie Posey.
Funeral and committal services for Ella M. Jewart will be held privately.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kearny First United Methodist Church, 601 Kearny St., Kearny, N.J.Â 07032.Â
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements.Â Online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreenFuneralHome.com.