Ellen Henry


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:41 pm
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Ellen L. Henry, 80, of Geneseo, formerly of Erie, died on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the Hillcrest Home, Geneseo.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Erie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie.
Ellen was born on June 6, 1932, in Geneseo, the daughter of Elmer and Ruby Brooks Jacobs. She married Burdell Henry on 1950, in Geneseo. He preceded her in death in 1989.
Ellen worked in the kitchen at Hammond-Henry Hospital and later at Ida's Cafe in Erie. She enjoyed playing pool and cards, doing crossword puzzles, watching soap operas and going shopping.
She is survived by her children (and their spouses), Greg (Mary Jo) Henry, Osco, Debbie (Marty) Grams, Morrison, Jeff (Tammy) Henry, Ft. Worth, Texas, Marty (Alice) Henry, Atkinson, Jodi DeMuynck, Morrison; sister-in-law, Linda Jacobs, Erie; four grandchildren, Christopher Diffenbaugh, David Grams, J.W. Henry, Amy Henry; several stepgrandchildren; and many nieces; and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Percy, Johnny and Robert Jacobs; and a sister, Nancy Bell.
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