Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Olivia Garcia, Trinity Episcopal Church member

Monday, August 7, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Olivia Garcia, 90, of Bethlehem died July 26, 2017, at Westminster Village. Born in Warrington, England, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Elizabeth (Ruffley) Ellis. She was the wife of Vincent R. Garcia for 48 years.

She was a secretary at the Moravian library.

She was a survivor of the bombings of her home town during World War II.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Bethlehem, where she was on several committees.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Jeffrey Ellis Carl and his wife Frances of Wyoming, N.Y.; a sister. Miriam Ellis of Leesburg, Fla.; a granddaughter, Jennifer and her husband Todd; and three great-grandchildren, Katelynn, Kyle and Kelsey Moyer.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Diane Carl Ziegler; and a sister, Mildred Stenhouse.

Contributions may be made to the church, 44 E. Market St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Arrangements were made by Cantelmi - Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.