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Ella J. Stephenson, 93, of 312 N. Cascade St., New Castle, passed away the afternoon of Sunday, March 12, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Ella was born on May 18, 1923 in New Castle. She was a daughter of the late Henry and Iva Welsh.
Ella was a graduate of New Castle High School, class of 1941.
Mrs. Stephenson retired after several years of service as a packer at the former Shenango China Corp. Ella also managed numerous booths at Cascade Park.
She enjoyed being outdoors, watching birds and listening to both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Steelers on the radio.
Ella is survived by her only daughter, Rita J. Stephenson of New Castle; three grandchildren, Brian Sizer, Crystal Sizer and Thomas Minns, all of New Castle; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Stephenson was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Following in her wishes, there will be no calling hours or service.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Online condolences may be viewed or offered to the family by visiting nogafuneralhome.com.
Published on March 13, 2017
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