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Concordia Lutheran Ministries
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Concordia of the South Hills Resident Celebrates 90th Birthday
Mt. Lebanon, PA - Independent living resident Ella Mae D. Held celebrated her 90th birthday with a family dinner on June 28 just weeks after she moved here.
Ella Mae came to Concordia from her home in Arlington Heights where she and her late husband, Bernard lived in a house they built themselves. They had two daughters, Marsha Episcopo of South Park, and Barbara Freund from Mt. Lebanon and two sons, Rev. Gregory B. Held who lives in Murrysville and Jeffrey from Pittsburgh. Ella Mae has nine grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
She worked as an executive secretary for Kaufmann's until she retired in 1986.
Ella Mae is a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of the South Hills. Playing 500 and 66, watching hockey and football, traveling, Bible study and politics are her favorite pasttimes.