Luella H. Ebersole, 89

June 20, 2009

DEC. 16, 1919-JUNE 17, 2009

Luella H. Ebersole, 89, of 12349 Huyett Lane, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at the Mennonite Fellowship Home in Hagerstown, where she resided.

Born Dec. 16, 1919, in Lititz, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Christ and Anna (Hernley) Risser.

She and her husband, Paul H. Ebersole, were married July 31, 1941. They observed 67 years together until his death earlier this year on March 1, 2009.

Luella was a member of the Hartleton Mennonite Church in Millmont, Pa.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, J. Mark and June Ebersole of Myerstown, Pa.; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Clarence and Marion Risser, and Paul Risser, all of Lititz; three sisters, Miriam Martin of Waynesboro, Pa., and Arlene Risser and Esther Ebersole, both of Lebanon, Pa.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Edna Sauder; and one brother, Samuel Risser.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hartleton Mennonite Church, 420 Laurel Road, Millmont, where the funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday. Officiating will be the local ministry with burial to follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Assistance to the family is being provided by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis Streets, Lewisburg, Pa.

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