Eloise Davis Bunnell, 97, of Montrose, PA, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 at Gracious Living Estates, Montrose. Born April 16, 1916 in Neath, PA, she was the daughter of the late Albert M. and Mary Davis. Her husband, Laurence K. Bunnell, predeceased her on Oct. 22, 1997.
She graduated from LeRaysville School and continued her education at Mansfield State Teachers College; she taught at Silver Lake, a one-room school, Spring Hill and Elk Lake Schools. Eloise also substituted at the LeRaysville School.
She was involved in a quilting group for many years, the Rook Club, the Rush WSCS and the Rush Grange. As a member of the Rush Methodist Church, she taught Sunday school for many years.
The family would like to especially thank Dr. Dana, the staff of the Endless Mountains Health Systems, the staff of Gracious Living and the Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their care and concern.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Katherine Bunnell Ross and Michael J. Ross of Great Neck, NY, Jane B. and James R. Reynolds of Charlton, MA; grandchildren, Jonathan B. Ross of Manhattan, NY, William B. Ross of Manhattan, NY, Damon W. Reynolds of Memphis, TN, Matthew L. Reynolds of Glen Ellyn, IL; a sister, Harriet Haire of Meshoppen; sister-in-law, Marion Gaccione of Manhattan, NY; nephews, Richard Haire of Neath, Dr. Davis Haire of Meshoppen and Al King of Ashland, OH.
Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by a sister, Carmelita King.
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Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose.
Friends and family may call from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at the funeral home.
Interment will be held in Neath Cemetery on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Endless Mountains Health Systems Building Fund, 100 Hospital Drive, Montrose, PA 18801 or to the Neath Cemetery Association, c/o Rick Upham, 223 Upham Road, LeRaysville, PA 18829.