Elaine F. Pass
Age 74, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Sunday, April 25, 2010.
She was the daughter of the late William H. and Kathyrn McElwee. Elaine was a graduate of A.I. DuPont High School and St. Francis School of Nursing. She was very proud of her life long career at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, where she retired in 1996. She was an avid bowler and loved her time spent in Lewes, DE.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Norman J. Pass and William J. Mitchell; her granddaughter, Alanna Herfindahl Riess; her sister, Kathleen Dodson and her niece, Maureen Mahon. She will be deeply missed by her children, Karen Kolmonen of Fort Myers, Florida, Jimmy Pass of Atlanta, GA, Terry Herfindahl of Newark, Chris Pass of Brookhaven, PA, Donna Haddaway of Newark, Chris Mitchell of Stanton, and Elaine Bradley of Wilmington; her step- children Cindy and Jack Mitchell. She also is survived by 15 grandchildren, 6 great- grandchildren, and nephews, Bill Mahon and Mike Mahon.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Millcroft Health Care Center for the care and compassion shown during their mother's stay.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 27, from 6-8 pm, at MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Limestone and Milltown Roads. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, on Wednesday at the Parish of the Resurrection Church, 3000 Videre Drive, Skyline Ridge. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, 1501 Casho Mill Road, Ste. 1, Newark, DE 19711; or a charity of your choice.
All Saints Cemetery
New Castle County
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Apr 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51633262
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