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Elva Newmeyer

November 14, 1926 — November 4, 2013


Elva Alice Newmeyer, age 86, of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania died Monday, November 4, 2013, surrounded by family, at her son Terry’s home in Port Vue, Pennsylvania.  She was born November 14, 1926 in Wilkinsburg area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Albert James Askey and Hester Luray (Jones) Askey.  Elva worked at J.C. Penney’s during the 1960’s and 1970’s retiring in the 1980’s after 22 years of employment.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Lawrence Newmeyer in 1987; two brothers Robert and James Askey; two sisters Donna Smith and an infant sister Alma; a sister-in-law, Helen Askey and a brother-in-law, Ralph Smith.  Elva is survived by three sons, Jack L. (Sherry) Newmeyer, Jr. of Frederick, Maryland, Terry (Cindy) Newmeyer of Port Vue and Jay (Sandy) Newmeyer of Jefferson Hills; ten grandchildren, Sunshine (Mike) Newmeyer, Terry (Kim) Newmeyer, Jr. Nicole Newmeyer, Crystal Newmeyer, Cindy Newmeyer, Jessica (David) Holmes, Amanda Balbach, Emily Ogurchak, Chelsea Balbach and Billy Balbach; four great grandchildren, Aiden and Xander Newmeyer and Brianne and Bethany Holmes and a sister-in-law Marge Askey.

Friends will be received from 3 – 8 PM on Friday, November 8, 2013 in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home 1701 Route 51 (Large) in Jefferson Hills where her funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, November 9, 2013 with Reverend Ben Robinson officiating.  Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania.

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