April 14, 2022 ~ 13 Nisan 5782
Ellen Leah Bluwol passed away peacefully on April 14, 2022. On June 12, 1946, she was born in Berlin, Germany, to Saul and Toby Bluwol. Her parents emigrated to the United Sector of Berlin from Warsaw, Poland, in 1946. She and her parents immigrated to Louisville in the fall of 1949 under the aspics of the United Jewish Appeal. Ellen was naturalized a citizen of the US in 1964.
She was a graduate of Atherton High School and worked for many years as a bookkeeper for Strasburg’s Dry Goods and later for a polling survey company. She was a devoted fan of the Louisville Cardinals and attended all home games until health issues prevented her. Ellen never met a stranger and was always ready to talk about the Cards.
She was preceded by her parents, Saul and Toby Bluwol, and her sister, Jackie O’Rourke.
Deborah J. O’Rourke. Her only surviving family is her brother-in-law, Brian O’Rourke, who wishes to thank St. Matthews Care for the care she received there.
There will be a graveside service at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, Monday, April 18, at 11:00 AM. Arrangements entrusted to Herman Meyer & Son, Inc. www.meyerfuneral.com