It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful daughter Elise McEldowney. Elise passed away on July 27, 2021, after a brief illness. Elise was born on January 17, 2004, to parents Amy and Jim McEldowney, of Edinboro, PA.

Elise loved to spend time with her family and her dog, Luna. She enjoyed baking for her family as well as watching her favorite cooking and home improvement shows. Elise loved family beach vacations and hanging out with her friends. She was very creative and loved arts and crafts. Elise lived out her faith in Jesus Christ in the kind way she treated others.

Elise was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Bill and Connie Volgstadt of Erie, and paternal grandparents, Bill and Wanda McEldowney of Wheeling, WV. She is survived by her parents, Jim and Amy, and brothers Jacob and Luke. She is further survived by her aunts and uncles: Steve & Genny Volgstadt, Jim & Richelle Volgstadt, Debbie McEldowney & Amanda Miller, Sharon & Tim Merryman, and Pam & Craig Patterson; and her cousins Emily, Lisa, Billy, Bryce and Courtney, as well as many close friends.

Elise’s family will receive friends at McLane Church, 12511 Edinboro Rd. Edinboro, PA, on Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 2-5 p.m., followed by a memorial celebration at 5:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to McLane Church or to the GoFundMe site at the following link: