Helen E. Markle

Helen E. Markle, 90, of the Overlook Medical Clinic, New Wilmington, formerly of Ellwood City, went to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, June 20, 2013 at Jameson Memorial Hospital in New Castle.

She was born in New Castle on March 19, 1923 to the late Charles S. Markle and the late Elsie Mae Thompson Markle. She graduated from Lincoln High School in the class of 1941 and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ellwood City. Helen worked as a secretary at the former Ellwood Works of U.S. Steel. She enjoyed photography and especially enjoyed photographing children and animals. She loved her nieces and nephews dearly.

The last of her family, she was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by four brothers and a sister: Charles, Leonard “Rip,” Richard, and Lawrence Markle, and Marian Gibson.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Mildred Markle of New Castle, wife of Lawrence Markle, and by numerous nieces and nephews.

No public visitation is planned. Arrangements have been entrusted to the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.

Interment will be in Slippery Rock Cemetery, Wayne Township.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Helen’s name, to the Overlook Medical Clinic, 520 South New Castle Street, New Wilmington, PA 16142.

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