Eleanor Welsh Owens, 90, of Belle Vernon, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Dunlevy Manor, Dunlevy. Born May 2, 1931 in Belle Vernon, PA she was the daughter of the late James B. and Mildred O. Griffith Welsh. A resident of Belle Vernon, Mrs. Owens was a member of Fayette City Presbyterian Church, Fayette City. She did her 'day work', was affectionately known as the 'Cookie Lady' for the many cookies she baked and gave out to everyone and she took pride with her cleaning and keeping an immaculately clean house.
She is survived by daughter & son in law Susan & Terry Lape of Washington Twp., son & daughter in law James & Debbie Owens of Fayette City, son & daughter in law William & Robin Owens of Belle Vernon, son Herb Owens of Ohio, son & daughter in law Tim & Lane Owens of Colorado, friend and niece Becky Miller, 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Herbert Owens and daughter Lori Vargo, infant daughter Judith, two brothers William & James Welsh and sister Virginia Miller.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-4 pm followed by funeral services at 4 pm with the at the Rev. Mary Kay Glunt of First Presbyterian Church, Belle Vernon officiating at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183. Private family interment will take place in Belle Vernon Cemetery. Eleanor’s family would also like to thank neighbor, Lenny, who could not have been a better neighbor and to Brianne of OSTPA Hospice and the staff of Dunlevy Manor.