Ellen Louise (Honaker) Hartle

Born: Mon., Sep. 28, 1931
Died: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017

Gathering of Family and Friends

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 19, 2017

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Ellen Louise Hartle, 85, of Clarion, PA, formerly of Shippenville, PA, passed away August 6, 2017.
Born Sept. 28th, 1931, in Marion, Ohio, Ellen was the daughter of the late James Wesley Honaker and Sally Sara (Conley) Honaker. She was one of 12 children.
She married Francis Junior Hartle of Shippenville on March 28th, 1950 at the Baptist Church in Green Camp, Ohio. Her loving and beloved husband of 52 years preceded her in death on June 5th, 2002.
She was employed as a cook at Chandler Dining Hall, Clarion Area School District, The Manor House, and then retired from Chandler Dining Hall in 1997.
Ellen and her husband enjoyed traveling all over the United States, Alaska, Newfoundland, and Canada in their camper. Their best memories were camping with their grandchildren at various campgrounds in the area.
Ellen and her husband were well known for entertaining at their home where there was always an open door policy any time of the year.
In addition to cherishing the time spent with her husband, children, and grandchildren, Ellen had a wide variety of friends to travel, play cards and go shopping with her. She also enjoyed going to the Senior Center in Clarion where she made a lot of good friends. She was a past member of the Eastern Stars and the Red Hat Club.
Ellen was well known for her fresh apple pie and her own recipe for homemade bread and donuts. She loved to cook for her family and friends.
Ellen is survived by her five children and their spouses. Pete Hartle (Donna) of Shippenville, Diana Piper of Mount Holly Springs, Dutch Hartle (Sue) of Clarion, J. Darlene Weiser (Jeff) of Lucinda, and Gale Gathers (Don) of Sligo.
She is also survived by her 17 grandchildren, Jodi Hartle, Dan Hartle, Donnie Piper, Denise Johnston, Michael Piper, Jason Piper, Emily Cipriano, DJ Hartle, Carrie Hartle, Samantha Hartle, Mary Hartle, Joseph Wagner, Eric Weiser, Dustin Weiser, Brandon Weiser, Harold Gathers, Christine Simmons.
In addition, she is survived by 10 great grandchidren, Dillon, Logan, Riley, Maylin, Leo, Ellie, Emma, Hudson, Anthony and Paul.
Ellen is also survived by 4 brothers, Wesley, Terry (Jackie), Jack, and Howard (Deb).
Other than her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Gary Hartle, and a son-in-law, Donald Piper, her brothers Jim, Homer, Ramond, George, Gerry and her sisters Mary and Shirley.
Arrangements are in the care of the Faller Funeral Home. At Ellen's request there will be no visitation. A Celebration of Life in her honor will be held from noon to 4 on Saturday, August 19th at her former home, 1433 Paint Mills Rd, Shippenville, now owned by her grandson Dan Hartle.

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Deanna Lowman Wingard
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
So sorry for your loss she was a beautiful lady in all sense of the word, we had a lot of good times with your family.

Cara Cherico
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
Sending the Hartle family my sympathy and prayers. I have very fond memories of Ellen. She was a very cheerful and warm lady. It was easy to feel at home with her.

Rhonda (Beary) Mortimer
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
Darlene, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Harriet Smalley
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
Howard and Deb so sorry to hear about the loss of your sister and Debs sister-in-law. She enyoyed life and her family. Love Harriet

Connell and Margo Gathers
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
Gale, so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

janet bonnett dunlap
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
I miss you friend and will see you in the future

Don & Martha Schimp
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
We were so sorry to read about Ellen's passing. Our deepest sympathy to all the family.

Judy Siegel
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the Hartle family. Ellen always had a smile and a Hi when I saw her. She was a very beautiful lady. She will be deeply missed.

Jerry and Mary Lutz
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
We're so sorry to hear about your mother. it just seems like yesterday we were talking in the hospital. She was a wonderful lady. It was a pleasure and honor to have met her.

Kristi Wolbert
   Posted Wed August 09, 2017
My deepest sympathy to Ellen's family. Your Mom was such a beautiful, funny & smiling lady. She sure knew how to have a good time & brighten up the day! She cherished her family. PEACE Ellen.

Beverly Bryington
   Posted Wed August 09, 2017
I see so many others expressing my thoughts of Ellen. She always greeted you with a warm smile, and was pleased to see you and talk to you. That is a gift that keeps on giving. Thanks Ellen.

Bob Wynkoop
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
so sorry for your loss love Bobby & Sherry

bonnie myers guetlech
   Posted Tue August 15, 2017
saddened by your loss Dutch. May God give your family comfort.

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