Ella J. Longenecker

Ella J. Longenecker, 86, of Tyrone died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 at UPMC Altoona.

She was born Sept. 15, 1934 in Philipsburg, a daughter of Wasco and Anna (Semetkosky) Lashinsky. On Sept. 18, 1954 at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Janesville she married Donald E. Longenecker. He died Aug. 19, 2004.

Surviving are two daughters, Doreen Longenecker of Tyrone, Donna Campbell and husband Kevin of York; grandchildren Matthew, Rachel and Noah Campbell; and a sister, Marie Lidgett of Smithmill. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Katherine Barno, Evelyn Novak, Ann Rishtscheit, Helen Tutokey and Martha Tanish; and four brothers, Paul, Frank, Jack and Andrew Lashinsky.

Mrs. Longenecker was a member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Janesville. She had worked in the cafeteria at Tyrone Area High School.

Ella enjoyed being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Burial at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Ramey.

Arrangements by Feller Memorial Home.


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