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August 30, 1932 - November 25, 2019
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Ella (Catrone) Schulp, R.N., age 87, a longtime Scranton resident, passed away Monday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 25 years, Eugene Schulp, on November 11, 2006.
Raised in West Scranton, Ella was born on August 30, 1932, and daughter of the late James and Lucille Agnone Catrone. A graduate of West Scranton High School before attending Nursing School, she led a career in health care as a Registered Nurse, serving several local nursing homes before retirement.
Also active in the community, Ella was former President of the V.F.W. Throop Post #7251 Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was also a longtime member of SS Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Olyphant. Her cooking will never be forgotten by family and friends as all knew they were welcome to Ella’s dinner table. She was an amazing mother and an adoring grandmother who touched the lives of countless throughout her life. She’ll be forever missed.
She is survived by her sons, James Walters of Taylor and Paul Royce and wife Shannon of Scranton; her grandchildren, Dylan, Gavin and Sydney Royce; her sister, Annette Vannucci of Martin, Kentucky; and nieces and nephews.
Two sons, Michael and Paul John Walters; and siblings, Michael Catrone, Catherine “Kay” Lalli and Lucille Valori, also preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ella’s name to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Memorial Fund c/o 600 Baltimore Drive # 7, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18702.
Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton. Burial, Washburn Street Cemetery in West Scranton.