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Carole S. (Cole) McElhinny

December 11, 1944 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 74)


Carole S. Cole McElhinny, age 74, of Evans City, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.

Born in Bellevue, PA on December 11, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Emma Roscher Cole.

Carole was a hairdresser and had her own shop.

She was an avid baker and has made hundreds of wedding cakes.

She was a member of St. Kilian Church where she sang with the choir for many years.

Surviving are her husband, John C. McElhinny, who she married on April 19, 1969; a son, David (Bonnie) McElhinny of Mars; two grandsons, Sean and Adam McElhinny, both of Mars; a sister Kathleen (Jim) Then of Slippery Rock; and three brothers, Robert Cole of Renfrew, James (Jan) Cole of Cranberry, and Thomas (Beth) Cole of Wexford.

She is preceded in death by a brother, John Cole.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM in St. Kilian Church, 7076 Franklin Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 with Rev. Charles Bober, officiating. Entombment will be in Holy Savior Cemetery, Gibsonia, PA. Memorials may be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh, 700 Bursca Dr. Suite 706, Bridgeville, PA 15017 or St. Kilian Church Food Pantry. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.

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