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Elaine "Auntie" Kilar

August 3, 1940 — February 23, 2020

Elaine E. “Auntie” Kilar, of Masury, Ohio, passed away from natural causes on Sunday, February 23, 2020 while a patient in the Sharon Regional Hospital, Sharon, Pennsylvania, following an unexpected illness. She was 79.

Elaine was born at home, in Masury, on August 3, 1940, a daughter to Joseph P. & Mary A. (Straka) Kilar.

A 1958 graduate from Brookfield High School, she worked as an inspector for Packard Electric before she officially retired after 38 years of dedicated service to the company. In addition, she worked for Macy’s Department Store as well as Daffin’s Candies after her retirement.

Her memberships included: Saints Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sharon; and the International Union of Electrical Workers Local #717, Warren, Ohio.

In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, making ceramics, baking, crocheting, playing scratch-off lottery tickets & treating everyone to some delicious Daffin's Candies.

Survivors include: her brother, William J. “Bill” Kilar (Janice), of Brookfield, Ohio; her nieces, Tracey E. Obermiyer (Thomas Jr.), & her children, Dakota W. & Emily J., all of Brookfield, and Kelley L. Kilar (Wayne Shay), & step-daughter, Hailey, all of Hubbard, Ohio; and her fur-pup pup, Ginger.

A time of gathering to honor Elaine will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from 5-7 PM, in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, located at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. Her celebration continues with a funeral service at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, also in the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Brookfield Township Cemetery.

As suggested by her family, memorial contributions can be made to the A.S.P.C.A., 424 E. 92nd Street, New York, New York 10128-6804.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at:

Coordination of this tribute for Ms. Kilar was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elaine "Auntie" Kilar, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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