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Ellen Jean Handyside

December 27, 1924 ~ April 9, 2019 (age 94)

Ellen Jean Handyside, 94, of Corry, (formerly of Punxsutawney) passed away on Tuesday, April 09, 2019 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie.

She was born on December 27, 1924 in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late James and Dorothy (Caylor) Handyside.  She was the last member of her immediate family.

Jean previously worked for the Telephone Company in Punxsutawney and later for the County of Warren.

Ms. Handyside loved to be “dressed to the nines” always looking her best.  Shopping was a favorite enjoyment as well as dancing.

She is survived by a dear friend, Bonnie Webster; two nephews, James Handyside and wife Rose of Punxsutawney, Mark Miglicio of York, PA; two nieces, Vicki Bittner and husband Jim of Pittsburgh, and Julie Handyside; several great nieces and nephews and one great great nephew.

Preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, James “Sunny” Handyside, and Frank “Benny” Handyside; one sister, Dorothy Miglicio; niece, Sherry Handyside.

There will no visitation or viewing.  Arrangements entrusted to Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

Her ashes will be interred at Calvary Cemetery.




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