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Ella Wodowski

December 6, 2020



passed away peacefully, on Sunday, December 06, 2020 at Indiana, PA with family at her side.  She was born July 19, 1926 in New Alexandria, PA, the daughter of the late John Gundy and Mary (Krych) Gundy.  Ella retired from Bell of PA/Verizon after 35 years of service.  She belonged to the SS Simon & Jude Church and was very active in the church bazaars.  Ella was a member of the BPOE Ladies Auxiliary and served as a past officer.  She was also a member of the Blairsville Sokol Club.  Ella enjoyed playing cards with her family and friends, bowling,  bingo and going to the casinos.  She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and hosting family dinners.  She loved her Pittsburgh sports teams, especially the Pirates. She also loved her cats. Ella is survived by her son, Richard  J. Wodowski, Clarksburg, PA; son, John S. Wodowski & wife, Karen, Blairsville, PA; daughter, Mary Jo Smithula & husband, Frank, Monroeville, PA; daughter, Paula Fleming, Indiana, PA; daughter, Barbara J. Wodowski, Blairsville, PA; 9 Grandchildren: Ricky, Brandei, Amanda, Matt, Colleen, Michael, DJ, Dustin & Justin; 16 Great Grandchildren; brother, Robert Gundy & wife, Karen, TN and her great friend & neighbor of 70+ years, Pat Dettore, Blairsville, PA.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry J. Wodowski in 1992; grand daughter, Janessa Fleming in 2012; daughter-in-law, Erma Wodowski in 2013; son-in-law, Randy Fleming in 2013 and siblings: Albert Gundy, Beryl Pryor, Fred Gundy, Sally Jennings, Edith Locke, Peggy Matviya, Nelson Gundy & Paul Gundy.  The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St. Blairsville, PA 15717 on Tuesday, December 8, 2020  from 2-7 PM.  Prayers of transfer will be held in the Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 9:15 AM prior to a funeral mass at SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville at 10:00 AM.   Fr. Stephen R. Bugay will officiate.  Masks are required in the Funeral Home and Church.  Interment will be in the SS Simon & Jude Cemetery, Blairsville, Pennsylvania.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made to Janessa Fleming Memorial Fund, 40 Janessa Drive, Indiana, PA 15701.  The family would like to send a special thank you to her caregiver, Colleen Hisle and the Indiana County Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Care.


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December 8, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home and Monument Company
25 West Market Street
Blairsville, PA 15717

Funeral Mass
December 9, 2020

10:00 AM
SS Simon & Jude Church

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