Ellen Jane McElwain, 73, beloved Mother, Friend, and Sister was called to her eternal resting place on June 16, 2020. She entered this world on January 25, 1947 in Akron, born to Harold and Alice Steinmetz. She is survived by her son and his family as well as her brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on June 26th 2020 at 11AM at Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Akron. Friends and family may call from 10-11. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please donate in her name to the American Heart Association.


Family Viewing: June 26, 2020 10:00 am - July 7, 2020 11:00 am

Hummel Funeral Home- Akron
500 E. Exchange St.
Akron, OH 44304

(330) 253-6126

Graveside Service: June 26, 2020 12:00 pm - July 7, 2020 12:30 pm

Holy Cross Akron
100 East Waterloo Road
Akron, OH 44319

(330) 724-1297

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  1. Janie we will all miss you and your silly laugh
    Ben is with Eddie and Sue and very happy. I know you are very proud of your son Patrick as you should be. Mary Kay Flower will be cared for and busted on weekends. Rest easy and tell Mom Dad Steve Joe and Louie we all send our love
    Your Big Sister Anne

  2. In memory of a kind and sweet great aunt, thank you for all of the encouragement for our family over the years, Aunt Jane. Please give my Grandpa a big hug from all of us. Love, Shauna & Andy Dutcher and children

  3. Mom you will be missed by many. Your smile and laugh were always contagious. May you rest in Heaven Mom.

  4. One of the nicest, kindest person you could ever meet, I’m so happy i got to know her. Even still, i watch for her and Ben to come down the hall. I used to moan about having to get dressed to go down and get my paper, she said she would bring it up when she took Ben out. She brought me maple creme sticks, i would give her strawberry candy, her favorite ice creme for bldg birthday parties was butter pecan.

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