The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

July 8, 2014

Eleanor (Schellhammer) Chromy

JOHNSTOWN — CHROMY – Eleanor (Schellhammer) “Studda,” 76, went to sing in the heavenly choir July 8, 2014. Born Jan. 17, 1938, daughter of the late James V. and Geraldine S. (McGuire) Schellhammer. Preceded in death by husband, John Chromy (1995); son, Marcus J. Chromy (2008); brother, James; brothers-in-law, Joseph Brunetto and Cliff Anderson; and sister-in-law, Dorothy (Hritz) Schellhammer. Survived by her daughter, Robin, married to Theodore Heinlein, and their children, Chad E. (Monique Noel) and their children, Evan and Sofie Heinlein; Stefanie Donitzen, and her children, Dani Mae, Korie Lane and Arek Robert Donitzen; and DeLane Grasso, and her children, Brook Dannielle McDermott and Matthew Brayden Grasso. Also survived by her siblings, Donald, Ardythe Brunetto, Glenn (Gloria Gearhart), Marlene (Bernard Kleman), Eilene (Gary Sarlouis) and Richard, all of Johnstown; Gerald (Joyce Bozic) Aurora, Ohio; Donna Anderson, Marionville, Pa.; and Frank (Donna Labosky) Turtle Creek, Pa.; sister-in-law, Ruth (Irvin) Schellhammer; and numerous nieces and nephews; and especially her family of Bon Air. Studda was a member of SS. Gregory & Barnabas Catholic Church, Bon Air, and its choir, and also a member of In Stitches at the church. She enjoyed her flowers, cooking, canning and helping out the church during their White Elephant Sale and fish fries. Studda will be remembered for kind and generous heart. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at SS. Gregory & Barnabas Catholic Church, Bon Air, Father Robert Rustin, pastor. Committal, Oak Cemetery, Daisytown. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 318, Memphis, Tenn. 38101, in memory of Eleanor. Pray that I am Safely Home. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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