The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 28, 2013

Ellen L. Kirsch

The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — KIRSCH – Ellen L., 54, Johnstown, passed away Feb. 27, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 18, 1958, in Oahu, Hawaii, daughter of Robert Lloyd and Mildred P. (Rothwell) Riley. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by loving daughter, Rachel A. Kirsch, and special friend, Matthew Grote, Johnstown; sister, Patricia married to Pete Weidlich, Altoona; and friends, Charles and Gladys Cliffton, Johnstown. Also survived by niece, nephews and stepnieces and -nephews. Ellen was a member of Oakland United Methodist Church, where she was active in the prayer chain. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until time of service at 8 p.m. Saturday at Moskal & Kennedy Colonial Funeral Home, Johnstown, the Rev. Randall W. Bain, officiating. Private burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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