Elizabeth R. Maxwell, Orchard Manor, Pine Township, died at 10:22 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2006, in Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township, after a brief illness. She was 85.

Mrs. Maxwell was born Oct. 20, 1920, in Ambridge to John F. and Ivy Earhart Hanna.

She married John Arthur Maxwell on March 26, 1942.

A homemaker, she was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by: six children, Jack M. Maxwell and his wife Deb, Sandy Lake; Tom Maxwell and his wife Mary; Fred Maxwell and his wife Carol; Ken Maxwell and his wife Barb; and Dave Maxwell and his wife Donna; all Grove City; and Marlene Pizor and her husband Larry, Bluffton, S.C.; two sisters, Mildred Hagg and her husband Phil, Slippery Rock; and Edna Dillaman, Grove City; a brother, Dave Hanna and his wife Eunice, Necterine, Pa.; and 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Will, James, Robert, John and Chuck Hanna; and two sisters, Hazel McFadden and Jessie Thomas.


Mrs. John Arthur (Elizabeth R.), 85, of Orchard Manor, Pine Township.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (4-24-06) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.

Service: Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (4-25-06) in the funeral home with the Rev. Willard Morse, minister of visitation of Grace United Methodist Church, Grove City, officiating.

Interment: Crestview Memorial Park, Pine Township.

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