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Eileen Zacherl

March 14, 1942 — January 14, 2012

Eileen Louise Ganoe Zacherl, 69, of Emlenton died Saturday, January 14, 2012, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca, PA, after a courageous fifteen month battle with cancer. She was born in Clarion, on March 14, 1942, the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Gladys Corle Ganoe.
Eileen was a 1961 graduate of the Immaculate Conception High School in Clarion. She worked a few years at Owens Illinois Glass in Clarion. On October 12, 1963, she married George Douglas Zacherl and they began their lives together, raising their eight children who they love and cherish.
She was a devoted member of St. Michaels Parish in Emlenton, where she was a very active member of the Alter Rosary Society and an everyday blessing to the Parish Family. Eileen enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, and especially, spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son-in-law John E. Bresnehan in 2007.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 48 years, George Douglas Zacherl; four sons, Douglas E. Zacherl of Glen Dale, WV; Christopher A. Zacherl of Emlenton; Eric T. Zacherl of Knox; Timothy L. Zacherl and his wife Christine of Emlenton; four daughters, Constance M. Miller and her husband Thomas, of Emlenton; Carrie A. Bresnehan of Butler; Allison L. Heishman and her husband Brian of Martinsburg, WV; and Margaret T. Glunt and her husband, David of Edinboro, PA; a brother Thomas M. Ganoe of Clarion; three sisters, Hazel Goodwin of Huntington, WV; Margaret Senard and Jean Dunmyre both of Clarion; 17 grandchildren: Ryan, Danielle, Kurt, Levi, Matthew, Heather, Jenna, and Alexandra Zacherl, Ashley Blauser, Shannon Benard (Joel), Shanowa Michel (Jon), Chelsea McDaniel, Gabriel Glunt, Madison and Caleb Bresnehan, Colin Ramsey and Andy Miller (Michelle), three great-grandchildren, Leighton Michel, and Dalton and Andrew Miller.
Friends may call at the Hile Funeral Home, 1204 Kerr Ave., Emlenton, on Tuesday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Michaels Church, 417 8th Street, Emlenton, on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Msgr. Jan C. Olowin officiating.
Memorials may be made to Charitable Deeds, 98 Hickory Nut Lane, Knox, PA 16232, or St. Michaels Church, P.O. Box 177, Emlenton, PA 16373. To send condolences please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com or www.hilefh.com

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