Ellen May Gochenauer, 90, of Mechanicsburg passed away on Friday, December 16, 2022.
Born on October, 20, 1932 she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth Christmas of Harrisburg.
Ellen graduated from John Harris High School. She worked for the SCM Corporation, Harrisburg, and then The International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Harrisburg.
Ellen cherished time with her family above all else in her life. Her devoted children survive her; son, Gary Gochenauer and his wife, Sharon; daughter, Cindy Green and her husband, Michael; grandson, Matthew Gochenauer and granddaughter, Sara Glassmoyer and her husband, Paul. She leaves one great grandchild, Isaac Glassmoyer in addition to several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Ellen was predeceased by her sister, Betty Cassell and brother John Christmas.
It was Ellen’s wish that there would be no memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider donating to the American Heart Association or Mechanicsburg Area Meals on Wheels.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gochenauer family.