B. Eileen Deemer, 91

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 (fiancĂ©, 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.

9 thoughts on “B. Eileen Deemer, 91

  1. My deepest sympathy to Patty Lash and family. It was always a pleasure taking care
    of your mom and working with you. May you find peace in your heart.

  2. Dear Deemer Girls & Families,

    So very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. What a wonderful life of 91 years! She was a very kind lady. I remember her when we lived across the road from you.

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

  3. Patty, I was so sorry to hear about your Mom, she is in a great place now and finally with your Dad, May she rest in peace. Love all of you.

  4. Dear Family, I am an old friend of your Mother & Dad from New Castle. It is with much sadness that I read of your Mother’s passing. I have a lot of memories of times spent with our old gang from Epworth Church. I am now 92 years old and do not drive out of New Castle, but I will be mindful of today’s service and I send you my deepest sympathy.
    Gladys Ayers

  5. We always enjoyed the time with your mom on her visits to Florida. She was like a second mother to me when I was younger and spending so much time at your home. What fun times we had. I know you will miss her, but remember God has another angel in heaven. Your parents and mine are probably playing cards once again. Our Sympathies to you all. Roger and Marty

  6. So sorry for the loss of you Mom, I will always remember her smile, great attitude, love of family, and life. May you heartaches turn into beautifully memories of such a great lady!!!You will be in my thoughts and prayers!

  7. Dear Deemer Girls, So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I have wonderful memories of her and you all also. My father passed away just a few days before her. They will be missed.

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