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Ellen Key Canfil
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1925
Fisher County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 2011
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Ellen Key Canfil

ROBY - Ellen Key Canfil, 85, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011 in Strongsville, Ohio. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at the Roby Cemetery under the direction of Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.

Ellen was born December 4, 1925 in Fisher County, Texas, to Jack and Mattie Key. She was a Registered Nurse and had attended Hardin-Simmons and Hendrick Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Abilene. She married Weldon Canfil in 1947 and was a devoted wife and mother.

Ellen lived with her family near Cleveland, Ohio until 1974, when the couple returned to Texas to enjoy their retirement years in Clyde. On her 80th birthday, she returned to Ohio to be nearer her son and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Ellen is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Steve and Ellen Jeanne Canfil of Strongsville,Ohio and Stan Canfil of Vancouver, BC; three beloved grandchildren, Justin and Emily of Strongsville, Ohio and Lee of Newbury, England; one sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Norman Arnett of Hamlin, Texas; one great niece, Stephanie Barnes and her husband Gary; and one great-great-nephew, Jackson Barnes of Plano, Texas.

From THE ABILENE (TX) REPORTER (8/07/2011)
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Died: Thursday, June 09, 2011

Ellen Key Canfil passed away June 9, 2011. Beloved wife of the late L. Weldon. Loving mother of Steve W. (Ellen Jeanne) and Stan AJ. Sister of Evelyn Arnett. Dear Grandmother of Justin and Emily.

Enjoyed reminiscing of her upbringing on a working ranch in Texas. While in school to become a RN, was also in Army Nurse Corps during WWII. Ellen loved her family and very much looked forward to going back home to Texas.

All services private in Texas.

Arrangements by Jardine Funeral Home.
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Family links: 
  Jack Key (1906 - 1949)
  Mattie Key (1905 - 1984)
Roby Cemetery
Fisher County
Texas, USA
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Aug 07, 2011
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