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Mona Lee Selwitz

November 16, 1942 ~ July 14, 2020 (age 77)

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Mona Lee Selwitz

November 16, 1942      July 14, 2020


     Mona Lee Selwitz, 77, Altoona, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday morning, July 14, 2020, at UPMC Altoona.

     She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles E. and Esther R. (Simington) Ellis.  On August 19, 1967, she married James E. Selwitz in Altoona and he preceded her in death on September 21, 2019.

     Surviving are a sister, Cathy D. (Doug) Dean of Indianapolis, IN; numerous family and friends that she dearly loved; and her beloved dog, Cassie.

     She was preceded in death by three brothers: Charles “Chic” Ellis, Russell C. Ellis, and Francis W. Ellis; and two sisters: Joanne Smith and infant Anne Louise Ellis.

     Mona Lee was a 1960 graduate of Williamsburg High School.  She then completed her education at the Maryland Medical Secretarial School in Hagerstown, MD, and worked in the local medical community for over 40 years.

     She was a lifetime member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Altoona, where she served as an usher, greeter, and helped with the senior lunch ministry.

     Mona also helped served meals for veterans at the Bonner-Sollenberger American Legion Post #456, Williamsburg and volunteered at the Woodbury Township polling facility.

     She loved her family and also enjoyed cooking, shopping and golfing.

     A memorial service will be held at 6:30pm, Sunday, July 19, 2020 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Altoona, Lay Pastor Kevin Barron officiating.  Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. 

     Memorial contributions in memory of Mona can be given to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 806 13th St., Altoona, PA 16602 or American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Ave., Ste#1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.


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Memorial Service
July 19, 2020

6:30 PM
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
806 13th Street
Altoona, PA 16602

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