Ellen L Kepchar
December 17, 1923 – June 29, 2018
Dec. 17, 1923 - Jun. 29, 2018
Ellen Lindner Kepchar, 94, of Monroe, passed away on June 29th in Bridgeport Hospital. Ellen was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois to Elizabeth and Joseph Lindner on December 17th, 1923. She worked in the Housekeeping Department of Bridgeport Hospital for fifteen years. She had a soft spot for animals, and many stray cats made her house their home. After retiring, her services as Babysitter and matriarch were in high demand. She enjoyed traveling with her family, watching The Price Is Right as well as Jeopardy, and spoiling her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and grand-pets.
Ellen is preceded in death by her beloved daughter Kathleen Kuhl and loving sister Eva Miskimen. Ellen will be forever missed by her loving family: daughter Nancy Zukowski, son-in-law Bob Kuhl, grandchildren Amanda Kuhl Sarrubbo and her husband John, Alena Kuhl, Abby Zukowski, and Aaron Zukowski, and great grandchildren Chase and Brayden Sarrubbo. Ellen’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to her wonderful caregiver and friend Carrie Miller, visiting nurse Carolyn, neighbor Dora, friend Martha, nephew Tommy and wife Roseanne.
Family will be accepting condolences on Thursday, July 5 at 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home at 315 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. at Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher and Son Community Funeral Home on Thursday July 5. Interment will immediately follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Monroe.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations in Ellen’s memory to the ASPCA at PO Box 96929, Washington DC 20090-6929 or at aspca.org.
- Visitation Thursday, July 5, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, July 5, 2018
- Burial Thursday, July 5, 2018
Ellen L Kepchar
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Darlene Macisco Todd
July 4, 2018
Dear Cousin Nancy,
I am so going to miss my phone calls with my beloved Great Auntie Ella. She has been a mainstay in my life as long as I can remember. No summer visit to CT (from Florida) was complete until my Grandmother (Eva Miskimen) either took us to see Auntie Ella or she came over to their house to visit.
Without fail our phone calls consisted of the current listing of Auntie Ella's ailments then an overview of how her family was doing. She was so proud of each and everyone of you! She always asked about my brother and sister (Shawn and Candace) and my husband (Scott) and daughter (Shawneen Ella).
To take a quick turn, it was not until I read the obit that I realized my Great Auntie Ella's name was actually Ellen!! My Grandmother always called her Ella and my Mom (Norma Ella Miskimen Dyess) always called her Auntie Ella! I even gave my daughter her middle name!
I was so happy that I was able to see her (photo attached) during our visit to CT last August.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Darlene Norma Macisco Todd