SALEM - Ella Jane Fielding, 73, of Salem, Ohio, and Greenville, Pa., passed away Friday morning, Aug. 17, 2012 in Salem, after an extended illness.
She was born in Boyers, Pa. on Feb. 27, 1939 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Naples) Brown and was a 1957 graduate of Grove City High School.
While living in Salem, she worked as a pharmacy tech at Marc's Pharmacy. She was previously employed at Reynolds Drug Store in Greenville.
She was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, and her hobbies included reading and traveling to see her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death on Dec. 25, 1991 by her husband, George E. Fielding, whom she married on Sept. 17, 1960.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan R. Gregory and her husband Scott of Salem; two sons, Gregory E. Fielding and his wife Sandi of Benton, La. and Jeffrey E. Fielding of Homestead, Fla.; a sister, Mary Bortot of Beaver, Pa.; a brother, Regis Brown and his wife Dorothy of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Besides by her husband, she also was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Emelie McFarland; and two brothers, Samuel Brown and Richard Brown.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Chris Hamlett, pastor of St. Michael's, as celebrant, with committal in St. Michael Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pa.
Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, Va. 22311.
Visitors may sign the online guest book and view a video tribute at loutzenhiser-jordanfuneralhome.com.