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Elaine Louise Broadbelt Root
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1936
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 2013
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

Elaine L. Root

YORK Elaine L. (Broadbelt) Root, 77, died peacefully and ascended into heaven to become our guardian angel from above, at 6:14 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Manor Care Health Services Kingston Court. She was the wife of the late Allen H. Root. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 311 Haines Road, York. The service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with her pastor, the Rev. Gregory D. Seckman, officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Rose Cemetery.

Mrs. Root was born January 26, 1936, in Reading, and was the daughter of the late Benjamin R. and Gertrude L. (Brinker) Broadbelt. She retired after 20 years as a teacher's assistant with L.I.U. and was a member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Root is survived by a daughter, Kathleen A. Cassel and husband, Steven D. of York; a son, Allen H. Root, III of York; four grandchildren, Brianna M. and Alana E. Root, and Eric A. and John B. Cassel; and a brother, Richard Broadbelt and wife, Doris of Reading. She was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Broadbelt. Fondly known as Lany Lu, Elaine especially loved her children, grandchildren, and friends, and she was beloved by all. She will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 311 Haines Road, York, PA 17402; or to the Alzheimer's Association , 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on April 3, 2013
First Marriage was to David Reifsnyder on 19 Jun 1954 per Berks County Marriage Records

Second Marriage was to Allen Hayes Root on 22 Nov 1958 location unknown at this time. 
Family links: 
  Benjamin R Broadbelt (1902 - 1976)
  Gertrude L Broadbelt (1904 - 1976)
  Allen Hayes Root (1926 - 2010)
Mount Rose Cemetery
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Aug 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115052830
Elaine Louise <i>Broadbelt</i> Root
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