B. Eileen Deemer, 91, of Wurtemburg Rd. Ellwood City passed away at the home of her daughter, Patty on Saturday, October 11, 2014 following a brief illness.
Born May 21, 1923 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late James and Beatrice Gaston Glenn. Following the death of her mother when she was 8 days old, Eileen was adopted and raised by her maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Lena B. Gaston. She was married on December 22, 1945 to Harry E. Deemer who passed away January 29, 2009.
Eileen was a homemaker and worked on the Election Board in Wayne Twp. She graduated from New Castle High School in 1941. Eileen was a member of the Wurtemburg United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star #212, Wimodausis Club of New Castle, Wurtemburg Perry Township Ladies Auxiliary, Ellwood City Woman’s Club, Alpha Lambda Eta Sorority, United Methodist Women and the Ellwood City Saxon Ladies, Branch #32. She was a past member of Ellwood City Art Club. Her hobbies include cooking, baking, sewing, and quilting.
Survivors include five daughters, Susan (John) Witty of Charleston, SC, Stephanie (Mike Lytle) Ashley of Annapolis, MD, Harriet (Bill) McGilton of Kinsman, OH; and twins, Patty (Tom) Lash and Peggy (Jim) Thompson, both of Ellwood City; four grandchildren, Justin (Erica) Witty, Scott (fiancé, Brittany VanZanten) Ashley, Adam Witty, Stephanie Settle; and two great grandchildren, twins, Maya and Taylor Witty. She will be missed by all those who loved her including her extended family, Kaylee Palombi and William and Kyle Guthrie, who lovingly referred to her as “GG”.
She was preceded in death by half brother, Jim Glenn Jr. (April 26, 2002); and three sons in laws, Steve Settle (February 25, 1982), Denny Yohn (January 21, 1987), and William “Dutch” Wiltrout (September 29, 2000).
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, October 14 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. There will be an Eastern Star Service on Tuesday at 8:00 pm.
Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 am with Pastor Gary Gibson and Pastor Jean Smith officiating. Interment will follow in North Sewickley Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice, 235 Alpha Dr. Suite 101 Pittsburgh, PA 15238 or the donor’s favorite charity.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.