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April 7, 2013

Elena I. Spudes, 93, Bloomsburg

BLOOMSBURG — Elena I. Spudes, 93, of Bloomsburg, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health Care Center.

She was born Nov. 11, 1919, in Nescopeck, a daughter of the late Francis and Lulu (Harter) Hinterliter. She was married to Peter Spudes, who preceded her in death in 1994.

She graduated from the Dry Ridge school house.

Elena was a cook for the Bloomsburg Moose for 20 years.

She was a member of the Women of the Moose and St. Peter’s Lutheran “Harger’s” Church, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the ladies aid.

Elena enjoyed crocheting, crafts and flowers. She had a beautiful singing voice and loved to dance. She was well loved and known as Mom by many.

She is survived by two sons, Wayne Spudes and his companion, Linda Meckley, of Catawissa, and Carl Spudes and his wife, Kathleen, of Sunbury; three daughters, Pearl and her husband, Richard Broadt, of Selinsgrove, Gale and her husband, Robert Stewart, of Bloomsburg, and Sandra and her husband, Anthony Insinga, of Bloomsburg; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two grandsons; one great-grandson; and one sister, Helen Dunning.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rodger T. Bunnell Funeral Home, 435 Market St., Bloomsburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Jennifer Kopacz officiating.

Burial will be in Elan Memorial Park.

Friends unable to attend may send condolences at bunnellfuneralhome.com.

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