The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

April 19, 2013

Elsie C. (Nealen) Daughenbaugh


The Tribune-Democrat

JACKSON TOWNSHIP — DAUGHENBAUGH – Elsie C. (Nealen), 87, Jackson Township, passed away April 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 17, 1925, in Jackson Township, daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Martina Nealen. Preceded in death by husband, Francis; infant daughter, Anita; granddaughters, Linda and Samantha; brothers, Raymond, Vincent, Alvin and Wilmer; sisters, Leona Wright and Hilda Dyson; and son-in-law, Edward Drabenstadt. Survived by children, Edwin (Phyllis) Daughenbaugh, Connie Drabenstadt, Dennis (Barbara) Daughenbaugh, Cindy (Don) Shirk, Brian (Beth) Daughenbaugh; Lorri (Tuck) Ellis; Marty Daughenbaugh and Janine (Tim) Bracken; 29 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Helen Springer; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner. Lifetime member of Silver Shoe Rodeo Club. She worked for more than 50-plus years on the board of elections at Jackson Township. Elsie loved camping at the Cambria County Fair for the past 37 years, and enjoyed spending time with her family. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Church, the Very Rev. Andrew C. Stanko, VF, celebrant. Committal, Holy Name Cemetery, Ebensburg.


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