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Elsie Margaret England



Elsie Margaret England

Elsie Margaret England, 84, of Circleville, passed away April 30, 2015, at Pickaway Manor.

Elsie Margaret was born Jan. 30, 1931, in Deer Creek, Illinois, to Samuel and Elsie N. (Schmidt) Landes.

Elsie Margaret graduated from Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School in 1949 and then in 1951 married Richard J England, her husband of 64 years who passed away on April 21, 2015.

She moved with Richard to several DuPont plant locations before settling in Circleville in 1959. She stayed busy raising their three children, socializing with friends, traveling, performing volunteer work and working at the Pickaway County Library for several years. She also was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

She was dedicated to her family and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Richard; brothers, Sherman, Bruce and Raymond; and sisters, Elizabeth, Mabel, Violet, Sylvia and Dorothy.

Elsie Margaret is survived by sister, Florence; brother, Gilbert; sons, Mark and James (Janis) England; daughter, Janet (Ron) Hall; grandchildren, Jon and David England, Brandon Watts, Elisha Watts and Dylan Hall; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 134 W. Mound St., followed by a brief burial ceremony at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Circleville. A luncheon will then be held in the church basement to receive friends and guests.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (at the above address), Circleville, Ohio.

The family wishes to thank all the staff from Berger Health System, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Pickaway Manor and Heartland Hospice for their care and support during her illness.

Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal