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Ellen L. Mikesell

June 19, 1937 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 83)

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Ellen L. Mikesell of Niles passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on June 19, 1937 in Warren to William T. Dolan and Mary Flynn Dolan.

She was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary’s High School.  After graduation she worked as a dental assistant for many years and was a member of the Warren Dental Assistant Society.  Ellen was a proud member of various clubs in the area such as the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority of Warren, Warren A.B.W.A. , Ski Club,  and K of C Ladies 620. 

Ellen loved flowers, decorating, and her Irish heritage, but most of all loved laughing and enjoying every minute she could spend with her family. Ellen left a piece of her heart with all of her loved ones. 

She married Richard Mikesell  (who survives) on February 20, 1960. Together they raised four wonderful children Joellen (Bret) Manz of Cortland, Thomas (Jackie) Mikesell of Warren, David Mikesell of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Jeffrey (Jennifer) Mikesell of Canfield.  Ellen loved and adored her grandchildren Alicia (Edward ) Stonestreet, Kelsy (Samuel) Gatta, Jenna (Michael)  Mariano, Kayla ( Christopher) Morgan, Joseph Mikesell, Jacob Mikesell, Lorelei Mikesell, and Annabel Mikesell.   She was blessed with five great grandchildren Mia, Brynley and Eddie Stonestreet, Maria Gatta, and Luke Morgan.  Ellen is survived by her dear sister, Sally (Louis) Scarnecchia of Ann Arbor, Michigan, brother-in-law, Samuel  Accordino, sister-in-law, Eugenia Dolan, sister-in-law, Susan (Dave) Pointis of Richmond, Indiana,  sister-in-law, Barbara Schwegman of Bloomington, Indiana,  brother-in-law, Larry Mikesell of Richmond, Indiana and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary, her sister Marilou Accordino, and her brother Tom Dolan. 

Friends may call from 2:00-4:00p on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio.

Services will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10 a.m.  at St. Roberts Church in Cortland with Rev. Carl Kish officiating.

 The family would like to thank Ohio Living Lake Vista and Ohio Living Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

In lieu of gifts donations can be made in Ellen’s name to Ohio Living Lake Vista and Ohio Living Hospice.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Ellen's family. 


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October 25, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

Mass of Christian Burial
October 26, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Robert Church
4659 State Route 46
Cortland, OH 44410


Ohio Living Hospice
6715 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield OH 44406

Ohio Living Lake Vista
303 North Mecca St., Cortland OH 44410

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