MILLMONT – Samuel Luther Ely, 74, of 48 Cabin Lane, entered into rest at 4:02 a.m., Monday, February 15, 2016, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
He was born September 30, 1941, in Millmont, a son of the late Kenneth W. and Pauline L. (Irwin) Ely. On August 29, 1964, in Mifflinburg, he married the former Ruth Ann Heimbach, who preceded him death January 1, 2015.
Samuel was a self-employed stone mason.
He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge # 1396, Mifflinburg, and the West End Social Club, Glen Iron.
Surviving are two sisters, Suzanne Keller of Penns Creek, and Francis Pennington of Florida; five brothers-in-law and their spouses, Harold and Nina Heimbach of Muncy, Raymond and Denise Heimbach of West Plains, Missouri, Kenneth “Butch” Heimbach of West Plains, Robert and Vicki Heimbach of Mifflinburg, and Albert, Jr. and Nan Heimbach of Williamsburg, Virginia; eight sisters-in-law and their spouses, Charlotte and Wallace Bowersox of Winfield, Rosalie and James Starks, Sr. of Mifflinburg, Patricia Jows of Penns Creek, Wanda and William Wert of Sunbury, Vera Betz of Mifflinburg, Florence Martin and her companion Robert Connor of Tampa, Florida, Carol Tkach of Penns Creek, and Hazel Ely of Mifflinburg; one niece whom he helped raise, Shannon M. Reigle of Mifflinburg; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Rev. Robert Ely; and one sister, Charlotte M. Schlegel.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.
Memorial gifts may be made to Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, PA 17844, to help defray funeral expenses.