Ellen Fronabarger Obituary

Ellen  Fronabarger
Ellen Fronabarger

September 15, 1947 - March 3, 2018
Born in Granite City, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, Illinois
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Ellen M. Fronabarger, 70, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Green Park Skilled Nursing Facility in St. Louis, Missouri.

She was born September 15, 1947 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Clarence and Emma (Oldal) McGahan.

She married William “Bill” Fronabarger on August 12, 1972 in Granite City and he passed away on August 3, 2013.

She had worked at Dave’s Movies and More for many years before becoming a cashier at the Wal-Mart in Glen Carbon.

She enjoyed her years of bowling and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Devine of Sandoval, Illinois; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Bridget Fronabarger of Fenton, Missouri; four grandchildren, Lily Breese, Nickolas Devine, Amber Fronabarger and Anna Fronabarger; cousin, Barb Oetken; aunt, Ruth McGahan; other extended family and friends.

In celebration of her life, memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Illinois.

Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society and may be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Memorial Visitation
Irwin Chapel - Granite City
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL United States 62040
Thursday, March 8, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:00 PM


American Cancer Society
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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