YOUNGSTOWN - Private Services were held at Grace Lutheran Church for Jean Clara Ellashek, 90, who passed away Monday morning at Humility House.
Jean was born July. 29, 1929 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Joseph and Donata (Bountempo) Continenza.
Jean was a graduate of Rayen High School. Jean enjoyed sewing, needle point, crocheting, and knitting. She was also a wonderful cook. She also loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Her husband, Edward Daniel Ellashek, whom her married July 17, 1954, passed away Nov. 12, 2005.
Jean is survived by a daughter, Diane M. (Tom ) Allchin of Uniontown, Ohio; a son Daniel E. Ellashek of Stow; and four grandchildren Tyler Allchin, Zachary Ellashek, Hannah (Mills) Smith, Kelsey (Tim) Natale.
Jean was preceded in death by her siblings, Salvator and Joseph Continenza and Marie Gomez.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund 162 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown, Ohio 44515.