Elaine M. Beimel, 55, of 146 Terrace Rd., St. Marys, died on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 following injuries sustained in an automobile accident in McKean County.
She was born Sept. 24, 1957 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Silvio and Evelyn C. Ott Cuneo.
On June 9, 1979 in Queen of the World Church, she married the late Gary Beimel, her husband of more than 34 years.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of St. Mary's Church. She attended Queen of the World School and graduated from SMAHS, Class of 1975. She had been employed at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys since she was 16 years old and was currently working in the Cardiology Department. She enjoyed reading, cooking, and spending time with her family, especially with her beloved husband, Gary.
She is survived by a daughter, Krista, Mrs. Jere Trostle of St. Marys; a son, Jeffrey Beimel and his wife Suzy of St. Marys; a brother, Ronald Cuneo and his wife Catherine of St. Marys; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and was joined in death by her husband, Gary Beimel; her brother, David Cuneo; and her aunt, Florence Donachy.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Elaine M. Beimel will be celebrated at the Elk County Catholic High School, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Thomas More Sikora, O.S.B., Pastor of St. Mary's Church and the Rev. Richard Allen, Pastor of Queen of the World, concelebrants.
Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Elk County Catholic High School, 600 Maurus St., St. Marys, on Friday evening from 6-9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 119 E. Market St., Clearﬁeld, PA 16830; the Christian Food Bank, P.O. Box 1033, St. Marys, PA 15857; the Community Nurses, Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857; or to Elk County Catholic School System, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA 15857.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreen.com .