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Pearl Leona (Gemmel) Ellinger

July 15, 1913 ~ November 5, 2020 (age 107)


Pearl L. Ellinger, age 107, died Thursday afternoon at the Jefferson Healthcare Center.

She was born July 15, 1913 in Cleveland, the daughter of David & Louise (Hartwig) Gemmel and resided in Cleveland until 2006, when she relocated to Roaming Shores to live with her daughter, Pearl Franklin.

Mrs. Ellinger enjoyed cooking and baking.

She is survived by two daughters, Pearl L. (Gary) Franklin of Roaming Shores & Louise M. Giancola of West Farmington; seven grandchildren, Lisa Thompkins, Richard Sigmund, Sharon (David) Betker, Dawn Franklin, Gary (Megan) Franklin, Jr., Summer (Todd) Brainard & Ryan (Arin) Franklin and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank A. Ellinger in 1981; a sister, Ethel Keils and two grandsons, Michael Sigmund & Ronald Thompkins

A private family visitation will be held.  Memorial contributions may be directed to Bella Care Hospice, 1933 St. Rt. 45, Austinburg, OH  44004or Jefferson Healthcare Center, 222 E. Beech St., Jefferson, OH  44047.  The Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory and staff, Jefferson, Ashtabula & Geneva is privileged to serve the Pearl Ellinger family.  Express condolences, view obituary or light a candle at

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Private Services

Jefferson Funeral Home
49 W. Jefferson St.
Jefferson, OH 44047


Bella Care Hospice
1933 St. Rt. 45 North, Austinburg, OH 44010

Jefferson Healthcare Center
222 E. Beech St., Jefferson OH 44047

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