The Moore American

September 4, 2013

Ella Josephine Onspaugh


The Moore American

MOORE — Ella Josephine Onspaugh, 89, of Moore, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. She was born March 31, 1924, in Meadville, Pa.

Ella was a charter member of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church since November of 1962.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Laura Derby; two sisters, Eleanor and Rita; and three brothers, Edward, Donald and Harold.

Ella is survived by her husband of 66 years, Bob Onspaugh Sr.; four children, Arthur C. Onspaugh, Bob Onspaugh Jr. and wife Carol, Laurie Box and husband Glenn, and Paul Onspaugh and wife Karen; 11 grandchildren, Dawn, Shelley, Arthur Jr., Laura, Chris, John, Bobby, Michael, Patrick, Rebecca and Nicholas; three great-grandchildren, Kyla Anne, Maya Claire and Roland Saint and one on-the-way; two brothers, Jerry and Dick Derby; and a host of other loving family members and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Moore. Interment will be held at Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin.

Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home in Moore.

Moore American, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013