Stella (Elkin) Harvey

February 2, 1922 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 101) 101 Years Old

Stella Harvey Obituary

Stella (Elkin) Harvey, age 101, of North East, PA passed away on Monday November 13th, 2023 at LECOM Senior Living Center.

She was born on February 2nd, 1922 in Smicksburg, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Samuel Charles and Emma (Good) Elkin.

Stella was formerly employed by General Electric as a coil wrapper for 15 years until retirement.

She was a devout Christian and was a member of the Lake View Church of God in North East. Her Faith in God was very important to her.

Stella loved spending time with her family and grandchildren and enjoyed quilting, gardening, hummingbirds, and canning.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Ellsworth Gallagher; brothers, Floyd, Blaine, Ralph, Clarence, and Harold Elkin; and sisters, Aldeen Elkin and Florence Bash.

Stella is survived by her daughters, Darlene Cass (Alvah) of League City, Tx, Bonita Lynn Hermann of Erie, and Deborah Gallagher of Erie; son, Gary Gallagher of Ridgeway, SC; sister, Violet Moros of Erie; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Saturday from 12:00 noon until time of a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating the service is Pastor Michael Grove. Interment will be held at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. Memorials in Stella's name may be made to Special Olympics Area 22, 2501 Central Parkway Suit C-1A Houston, TX 77092. Please send condolences to

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November 18, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home
65 South Lake Street
North East, PA 16428

Funeral Service
November 18, 2023

2:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home
65 South Lake Street
North East, PA 16428

Interment following funeral service
November 18, 2023

Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery
2160 Norcross Road
Erie, PA 16510


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