ELLEN “ELLIE” JUDY SULLIVAN, 77, of Hilliards, Pa., passed away July 24, 2018 at Sunnyview Nursing Home, Butler, Pa. Born in Rimersburg, Pa., on September 19, 1940 she was the daughter of the late David J. and Minnie Bowser Yates. Ellie was a graduate of the Union High School then later attended Kittanning School of Beauty. She was the proud owner of Ellen’s Beauty Shop of Sligo. After retirement, she then worked at the Parker Personal Care Home cooking for the residents. Ellie was quick to lend a helping hand to those who needed one by not only caring for the residents but helping feed those who were not able to feed themselves.
Ellie was a very artistic individual, she loved making wooden crafts, crocheting, cake decorating and enjoyed making flower arrangements for weddings. Ellie will be best remembered by being very giving and helping to those in her family and community.
Ellie is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Bill) Dunkle of Murrinsville; Son, Edward Pago, Jr. of Cranberry (Seneca); Two sisters, Katherine Steele and Gail Standford, both of Rimersburg; Numerous nieces and nephews; And her beloved Dog, Bailey.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard “Dick” Sullivan, whom passed on August, 3, 2010; a brother, James Yates; and sisters, Melva Boyles and Billie Summerville.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 27 at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 S. Washington St. Eau Claire, PA 16030. The funeral service will follow at 8:00p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Dennis Barger of the Scrubgrass Church officiating. A private interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery.