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Ellen M. Schloder | 72

September 7, 1951 - September 21, 2023

Ellen M. Schloder, 72, of 172 Cross Road, St. Marys, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2023, at her residence.

She was born September 7, 1951, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Paul and Creta Jackson Manning. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School. Ellen was a manager of the former Ames, Uni-Mart, and most recently Fuel On.

On May 2, 1968, in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ellen married Theodore “Ted” Schloder, who preceded her in death on January 16, 2013. They were blessed to share 44 years of marriage.

Ellen is survived by her daughter, Ann Schloder of St. Marys; four grandchildren: Derrick Schloder (Brittany Glatt), Nathan Parana, Jodi Parana, and Susan Decker; seven great-grandchildren: Akira Schloder, Summer Pfaff, Kiarra Miller, Aaliyah Parana, Jaxson Parana, Christian Parana, Evan Parana, and Bentley Parana; two brothers: Paul Manning (Joan) of St. Marys and Bruce Manning (Lora) of Kersey; and by her brother-in-law, Tim Schloder of St. Marys.

In addition to her husband and parents, Ellen was preceded in death by her sister, Karen McClain.

Ellen loved and accepted everyone and was deeply loved in return. She will be greatly missed.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday morning, from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.



September 26, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

September 26, 2023
11:00 AM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Final Resting Place

September 26, 2023
12:00 PM
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

Tribute Wall


  1. So sorry to hear of Ellen’s passing. She was always so nice. Rest in peace Ellen. Sympathy to the family

  2. Ellen was the sweetest woman. I will always remember chatting it up with her at Fuel On. Rest in peace and Fly high, knowing that you are loved.

  3. A sweet and kind soul. She’s been selling me my morning coffee since she worked at Magic Market 20+ years ago. Fuel On isn’t the same without her. I always appreciated her warm welcome and the friendly interactions she had with all the customers. Didn’t know her well but my instincts tell me she was a really good person.

  4. Our sympathy! She was so sweet and kind! We have been missing her at Fuel on. Prayers for peace for all of you.
    Laura and Brian Claypool

  5. So sorry to hear of Ellen’s passing. Our sympathys to the entire family.

  6. It is with great sadness to hear of Ellen’s passing. She was the sweetest and kindest person. I loved chatting with her at Fuel On. May God bless her and her family. She will be missed by many.

  7. She was such a kind person to see when I went to fuel on. She will be missed. Condolences to her family & friends.

  8. To Ellen’s family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I work at SMCES and would frequently stop at fuel On for lunch. Your mother was always so kind and always had a smile on her face. She was a very special lady! My sincere condolences.

  9. What a sweetheart Ellen was!
    So sorry for your loss.

  10. Ellen was a very sweet lady. I worked with her for many years

  11. To Ellen’s Family,
    I was deeply saddened to read of Ellen’s passing. We would chat every time I saw her at the store. Rest in Peace sweet lady. I will always remember you fondly. You had the patience of a saint & always greeted everyone with a smile. Fly high

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