Ellen W. McMurray 1932-2023

YOUNGSTOWN — Ellen W. McMurray, 90, passed away peacefully Monday, May 29, 2023.

Ellen was born in Youngstown, the youngest of 15 children born to the late Clyde and Bess Wagner. She graduated from Poland High School in 1951 and married her late husband of 66 years, James E. McMurray, Feb. 10, 1952.

Ellen was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Glenellen. She was a former member of the Beaver Ruritan Club, loved to play cards and enjoyed reading a good book. Ellen also loved to decorate and looked forward to shopping.

She leaves her son-in-law, Michael Turner of North Carolina; two grandchildren, Alex and Amanda; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Besides her parents and her husband, James, Ellen was preceded in death by her daughter, Marla Turner; eight brothers, Darrell, Garrett, Calvin, Dennis, Richard, Max, Clyde and Robert; and six sisters, Edwina Coleman, Julia Holmquist, Betty Davis, Mary Whetson, Aleda Summers and Nelle Rayniak.

A memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2023, in the chapel at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.

Friends and family may view this obituary and give their condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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