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Ellen R. James

February 17, 1944 — April 6, 2024

Quakertown

Ellen R. James, 80, of Quakertown, passed away on April 6, 2024. She was born in Bethlehem, PA on February 17, 1944 to the late Stanley Smith and Edna (Mease) Steich. She was the loving wife of the late Jack L. James for over 25 years until his passing in 2019. Ellen could always be found in her garden, kitchen, or sewing machine. She loved creating things for others.

Ellen is survived by her sons Michael (Melody) Griffo and Joseph (Cindy) Griffo; grandchildren Amanda, Ryan, Melissa, Erika, and Gabriella; brother James (Sue) Smith; and many other loving family & friends. She is predeceased by her husband; parents; and siblings Richard Smith, Gerald Smith, Elaine Damitrovits, and Virginia Schollenberg.

All are invited on Tuesday, April 16 to Trinity UCC, 1990 PA-212, Quakertown, PA 18951 for a visitation from 10-11am and a memorial service at 11am. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ellen's name can be made to the Quakertown Food Pantry.

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Visitation

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Trinity UCC Pleasant Valley

1990 PA-212, Quakertown, PA 18951

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

11:00 - 11:45 am (Eastern time)

Trinity UCC Pleasant Valley

1990 PA-212, Quakertown, PA 18951

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