December 6, 1932 - April 16, 2021
Ellen C. Thistlewood (nee: McCloskey), Affectionately known as “Honey” by all who knew her. Peacefully passed away on April 16, 2021 at the Season’s Hospice located at the Phoenixville Hospital. Born on December 6,1932 to the late William McCloskey and Charlotte Rutter and has spent most of her life living in South Philadelphia. Ellen had a great sense of humor and enjoyed making those around her laugh. Watching television shows, taking trips to the Wildwoods and Atlantic City, New Jersey with her children. Beloved wife of the late Francis “Bud” Thistlewood of who they were married for over 60 years. Loving mother to Karen (George) Thistlewood-DeGrave, Craig (Lynn Thistlewood, Bill (Debbie) Thistlewood, Patti (Jack) Noonan, Jay (Kathy) Thistlewood and the late John Thistlewood, Dearest grandmother of Dana (Tony) Adams, Craig JR., Stephen Westergom, Kevin (Kara) Noonan, Brittany (Devin) Whelan, Joey, Kerri Noonan, Tara, Ryan Noonan, Nick and the late John Jr and great grandmother to Natalya, Sophia, Craig III, Dontey and Ava. Sister of George “Ron” McCloskey, John “Chee” McCloskey, and the late Bill “Mack” McCloskey, Charlotte “Sis” Cimarone, Charles “Boo” McCloskey and Joseph McCloskey. Also, she will be missed by her furry companions especial Cody her faithful Chiweenie companion, nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation Thursday morning from 8-10am at the Murphy Ruffenach Brian W Donnelly Funeral Home, 3rd & Wolf Sts. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Burial private. Memorial donations in her memory can be made to the Seasons Hospice Program (140 Nutt Road Phoenixville, PA 19460).
Ellen C. Thistlewood (nee: McCloskey), Affectionately known as “Honey” by all who knew her. Peacefully passed away on April 16, 2021 at the Season’s Hospice located at the Phoenixville Hospital. Born on December 6,1932 to... View Obituary & Service Information
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