Mary Ellen Eggleston, 79, of Norwalk died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 25, 1928, in Detroit to Henry H. and Olive (Spettel) Quilter and was a lifelong Norwalk 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; her son, Stephen R. Eggleston of Norwalk; her daughters and sons-in-law, Susan E. and Jack Tyler and Theresa L. and Doug Coletta, both of Norwalk; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, William Quilter, Henry H. Quilter III and Donald Quilter.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where prayer services will be at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St. Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Catholic Church or to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be made at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.