Ella S. Nolt, 88, nurse at Ephrata Hospital, enjoyed her grandkids, sewing, gardening

By on March 7, 2018

Ella S. Nolt, 88, of Ephrata, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 at Fairmount Homes.

Born in Bowmansville, she was a daughter of the late Wayne and Lizzie (Burkhart) Shirk. Her husband, Elmer N. Nolt, died Sept. 15, 2015.

Ella graduated from the Preston School of Nursing in Philadelphia and worked for many years at the Ephrata Hospital. She was a member of Pine Grove Church, and enjoyed her grandchildren, sewing, and gardening.

Surviving are two sons: John, married to Anne (Good) Nolt of Reinholds; and Arden, married to Teresa (Gehman) Nolt of East Earl; four grandchildren: Clifton, married to Jessica; Katlin; Jason; and Adam, married to Brittany; a great-granddaughter: Heidi; and a sister: Mabel, married to Willis Weaver of Denver.

Preceding her in death is a son: Curtis Nolt; a grandson: Andrew; two sisters: Esther Keller and Verna Weyant; and two brothers: Leon and Raymond Shirk.

Funeral services were held on March 3 at Pine Grove Church, Bowmansville, with Pastor Jonathan Yoder officiating. Interment was in the Bowmansville Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fairmount Homes Sharing Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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