Ellen Kisieleski, age 102, of Waterford, passed away peacefully at Edinboro Manor on March 3, 2024 surrounded by loved ones. Ellen was born November 12, 1921 in Hatch Hollow PA. She was a very loving mother to her children, Joanne Hagberg, Jeannie Merkle, Kathy (Bob) Thomeier, Linda (Terry) Hamrick, Ron (Dawn) Gaines, Ken (April) Gaines, and Jon (Leanne) Gaines, as well as daughter-in-law Darlene Gaines. Ellen was a beloved grandmother to 32, a great-grandmother to 58, and a great-great-grandmother to 39, for a total of 129 grandchildren.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, John Kisieleski, parents, Abigail and Arthur Titus, and siblings Lucille Laughtner, John “Jack” Titus, and Francis Wright. Also, her son, Jim Gaines, and grandsons Michael Gaines and Troy Brian Kilbane.

Ellen will be remembered as the heart and the soul of her family. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with loved ones, playing games, laughing and just being together. She will be greatly missed.

Memorial services to be held at a later date- friends and family will be notified.