Alberta G. McElwain

Alberta G. McElwain, 99, of the Overlook Medical Clinic, New Wilmington, formerly of Ellwood City, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, October 7, 2011 at the Overlook.

She was born in Marion Township, Beaver County, PA on January 14, 1912 to the late Fred Goehring and the late Mary Moyer Goehring. She married her late husband of 25 years, Crawford McElwain, in 1945. He preceded her in death on January 23, 1970. Alberta was self-employed, doing daywork in private homes. She was a lifetime area resident, community service leader, and member of First Church of God.

She was one of six children, including four sisters and a brother: Myrtle Lintz, Helen Gabler, Anna Virginia Baker, Hilda Brown, and Howard Goehring.

Friends will be received from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11 A.M. on Thursday, October 13, 2011 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue with Rev. Phil Conklin, her pastor, officiating.

Entombment will follow in Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery Mausoleum, Wayne Township.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Alberta’s name, to the First Church of God.

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