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Eleanor Marie Seiling

September 21, 1928 December 4, 2019
Eleanor Marie Seiling
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Eleanor Marie (Meese) Seiling, 91, formally of Ligonier, passed away December 4, 2019 in Wilmington, NC. She was born September 21, 1928 in Brownsville,PA . She was the daughter of the late John Morgan Meese and Mary Elizabeth (Tunney) Meese. She was also proceeded in death by a sister Margaret (Meese) Small.
Eleanor is survived by her husband of 60 years Eugene (Gene) Seiling. A daughter, Linda Hoza and her husband Bob of Oak Island, NC, a son Thomas Seiling and wife Beverly of Florida, two grandchildren, Matthew Hoza and fiancée Leslie Geisey of Ligonier, PA and Kaitlyn Kerr of Kapolei, HI, three great grandchildren, J.J., Bodhi and Alora Kerr, a sister, Mary Elizabeth (Meese) Cagnon and husband David of Rusk, Texas, a niece Carol Sue (Cagnon) Pierce and husband David of Corpus Christi, Texas, a nephew John Cagnon of Little Elm, Texas and a grandnephew Nathan Pierce of Corpus Christi, Texas.
She began her career with Bell Telephone in the 1940’s in Brownsville and later moved to the Greensburg office as a supervisor. After marriage, she continued to work with Bell Telephone in Ligonier briefly and then in the Ligonier Valley School District elementary schools as a teacher’s aide until retirement.
She was a member of Heritage United Methodist Church for 60 years, Town and Country Club, past Girl Scout leader, volunteered at the Latrobe Hospital Library for many years after retirement and enjoyed playing “500” with the “Card Club” over the years.
Eleanor enjoyed reading, puzzles, needle crafts and time with family, especially with her grandchildren and the yearly family visit to the beach in Oak Island, North Carolina.
Per Eleanor’s request there will be no viewing or visitation. A family celebration of life will be held in Wilmington, NC on December 15, 2019. Burial will be private at Ligonier Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Ligonier Heritage United Methodist Church’s building fund at 107 South Market Street Ligonier, PA 15658.
J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc. of Ligonier is assisting the family.

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