Aug. 25, 1928 — Jan. 13, 2008
NORWALK — Mary Ellen Eggleston, 79, of Norwalk, died Sunday at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 25, 1928 in Detroit to the late Henry H. and Olive (Spettel) Quilter and was a lifelong area resident.
She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church where she was a member of the Women of St. Paul. She enjoyed reading, sewing, crafting and needlepoint. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert P. Eggleston of Norwalk; a son, Stephen R. Eggleston of Norwalk; daughters and sons-in-law, Susan E. and Jack Tyler and Theresa L. and Doug Coletta, all of Norwalk; and seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, William Quilter, Henry H. Quilter III, and Donald Quilter.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where prayer services will be held at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St. Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church or to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.
Online condolences may be made at www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.