Ellen Louise (Chernich) Mettley, 92, of Cornwall, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at Juniper Village. Louise was the wife of the late Robert A. Mettley, who passed away in 2017.
Born in Cornwall on Sept. 2, 1928, Louise was a daughter of the late Michael and Ellen (Netzley) Chernich. She was a faithful member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Louise worked at various sewing factories in the Rexmont-Schafferstown area. She loved to sew, bake (especially Christmas cookies), cook, and make candy. She enjoyed watching her favorite TV show, “Everybody Loves Raymond.” She also enjoyed going on walks with her husband, Bob, as part of the Pennsylvania Wanderers group, and going on a bus trip with The Retired Steelworkers.
Louise is survived by a son, Robert M., husband of Linda (Chobanoff) Mettley, two brothers, Gerald Chernich (Trudy) and Daniel Chernich, three sisters, Joanne Fiorentino, Carol Fiorentino, and Barbara Jean Hartman (Larry). She was proceeded in death by a brother, Richard Chernich, and a sister, Gloria Ponessa.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Interment will follow at Holy Savior Cemetery in Cornwall. A viewing will be held prior to Mass from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the chruch. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, P.O. Box 136, Cornwall, PA 17016, or Masonic Village Hospice Elizabethtown, 98 Masonic Dr., Suite 101, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com