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Elizabeth Jane (Gould) McElroy

September 12, 1923 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 95)

     Elizabeth Jane McElroy, age 95, of New Bethlehem, passed away Wednesday evening, March 6, 2019 at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.

      Born September 12, 1923 in Kohlersburg, Mahoning Township, Armstrong County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mildred Pyle Gould.

     She was a World War II United States Army Veteran.

     Jane was a dental hygienist for Dr. Harley K. Look in Denver, Colorado. Following her retirement, she returned to the New Bethlehem area in the late 1980’s.

     She was a member of the First Church of God of New Bethlehem and the Walter W. Craig American Legion Post #354 of New Bethlehem.

    Jane enjoyed crocheting afghans and cooking. She was famous for her pickles and fruit cake.

    Survivors include a son, Timothy Michael Gould Davis of Columbus, Ohio; two grandchildren:  Natalie Davis and Brian Davis, both of Ohio; nieces and nephews:  Lee Ann Price and her husband, Marlin, of New Bethlehem; Marty Gould of Fairmount City; Cheryl Goodman and her husband, Marlin, of Rimersburg; Dana Gould and his wife, Susie, of Distant; Pam Barrett and her husband, Charlie, of Marietta, Ohio; Randy Gould and his wife, Linda, of New Bethlehem and Kerry Gould of New Bethlehem.

     Jane is also survived by her sister-in-law, Connie Gould, of New Bethlehem and numerous great nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Gould and David “Tom” Gould and his wife, Margaret Pence Gould.

     Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service chapel, 233 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.

     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Randy Hopper, Pastor of the First Church of God of New Bethlehem, officiating over the services.

     Interment will follow in the New Bethlehem Cemetery.

     Online condolences may be sent to Jane’s family at

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