Lela G. (Cutchall) Shadle
Lela G. Shadle, 87, formerly of Cochranton died on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at The Caring Place in Franklin, PA after a lengthy illness. Lela was born in Franklin on July 2, 1931, a daughter of Charles J. and Hazel E. Rodgers Cutchall. She graduated in 1949 from Cochranton High School. She married Lewis G. Shadle on January 1, 1953.
Lela was self-employed as a reflexologist, a school bus driver for the Wattsburg Area School District, Manifold, and Erie Resistor. She was also a representative for Avon, Artex, and Dutch Maid products. Lela was an avid reader and had various hobbies including beekeeping, gardening and homesteading.
Survivors include her seven children, Gene Shadle and his wife Colleen of Erie, Cherri Ficarra and her husband Daniel of Westfield, NY, Laurie Haibach and her husband Harold of Union City, Edward Shadle and his wife Sheryl of Canfield, OH, Jeanette Duryea and her husband Barry of Wattsburg, Jack Shadle and his companion Gloria of Harborcreek and Beth Miller and her husband Tim of Pataskla, OH, 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Lela is also survived by two sisters, Merle Mullen of Bradleytown, PA and Lavina Walker of Grove City, PA.
Lela was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lewis G. Shadle, a brother Cassius Cutchall and three sisters, Vida Gates, Ila Nichols and Twila Troupe and a granddaughter Hannah Rose Shadle.
Friends and family may call at DICKSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Inc, 123 South Franklin St., Cochranton, PA on Friday, September 28 from 11:00 am until the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Interment will be in Peter's Cemetery, Venango County.
Memorials can be in Lela's name to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society of Northwest PA in Saegertown, PA.
Published on September 24, 2018

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