Elynor R. (McMahon) Biglin Flick
Elynor R. “Ellie” (McMahon) Biglin Flick, age 101, of Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania, died November 23, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born October 21, 1917 in Shelby, the daughter of the late Jerome and Martha (Phillips) McMahon. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil J. Biglin, who was killed in France during WWII; her second husband: Leo J. Flick; Step-sons: Leo J. (Elaine) Flick, Jr. and Joe Flick; step-daughter: Dolores (George) Cavanaugh; grandson: James Biglin; and sister: Mary (Bernard) Young.
She is survived by her children: James (Janet) Biglin of Duncansville, PA; Paula (Terry) Boucher of Harrisville, PA; Mary Ann (Ron) Mychajlonka, of Las Vegas, NV; Kathryn (Bill) Smith of Nanty Glo, PA; Ruth (Louis) Leonard of Minnesota; Jack (Sharon) Flick of Nanty Glo; Paul (Diane) Flick of Harrisburg, PA; Norma Jean (John) Hudson, of Dolgellau, Wales; and daughter-in-law: Linda Flick, of Nanty Glo, PA;31 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Ellie was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bethlehem Shelby Settlement and St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Nanty Glo where she was a member of the Altar Rosary Society, Legion of Mary and had served as a Eucharistic Minister. She had worked ten years at the Blacklick Valley High School cafeteria and was a member of the Nanty Glo VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Funeral mass was held at St. Mary’s Church in Nanty Glo.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11 AM at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bethlehem, Shelby Settlement. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery next to her first husband. Father Chris Bohnsack will officiate.
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