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Elizabeth A. (Walsh) Herzing

September 10, 1931 ~ April 20, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Elizabeth Herzing Obituary

Elizabeth A Herzing, 90, of 220 South Street, Ridgway, PA died peacefully, surrounded by her family at Penn Highlands DuBois. She was born on September 10, 1931 a daughter of the late Paul and Lucille Shock Walsh. On April 19,1952 in St. Leo’s Church, Elizabeth married Eugene A Herzing who proceeded her in death on November 24, 2018.

She is survived by three daughters Mildred (William) Pistner, Elizabeth Pearce, Donna (Daniel) Blair and a son Paul (Joan) Herzing; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Elizabeth was preceded in death by three brothers Richard, William and John Walsh; two sisters Pauline Oknefski and Vivian Yankovich. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Elizabeth (Libby) will be remembered as a kind and gentle woman who always had a smile that lit up the room and made you feel like family.

A memorial mass of Christian burial for Elizabeth A. Herzing will be celebrated at 12:00 pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at St. Leo’s Church, 111 Depot St., Ridgway, PA. 15853. Family and friends will be received one hour prior to the service in the gathering space at St. Leo’s Church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Elk County Historical Society, 109 Center St., Ridgway, PA 15853, Ridgway Ambulance Corporation, PO Box 297, Ridgway, PA 15853 or a charity of your choice.

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June 4, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Leo Catholic Church Gathering Space

Memorial Mass
June 4, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Leo Catholic Church (Depot Street, PA)


Ridgway Ambulance Corp

Elk County Historical Society
109 Center St., Ridgway PA 15853


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