In Loving Memory
September 4, 1938 – May 23, 2014
Ellen G. Muhlfelder, formally of Natick, MA and Matthews, NC, passed away peacefully at her home in Daphne, AL on Friday, May 23, 2014. Ellen is survived by her husband of 55 years, Steven Muhlfelder; sons, Kurt (Lucie) Muhlfelder of Concord, NH, Michael (Debbie) Muhlfelder of Andover, MA and daughter, Sandy (Troy) Cooke of Spanish Fort, AL. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren; Ashley, Courtney, and Katie Cooke of Spanish Fort and Jacob and Hannah Muhlfelder of Andover, MA. Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Emanual and Jean Glass, and her brother, Bernard Glass.
A 1960 graduate of Boston University School of Nursing, she also earned her Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Framingham State University, in 1986. Ellen truly enjoyed a nursing career that spanned over 4 decades. A woman of faith, strength, and compassion, with a servant’s heart, she was always willing to do for others. Ellen had a love for reading, traveling, sports, and she was a fearless Scrabble player. Her family was the most important thing in her life and nothing gave her greater joy than her 5 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 12 noon at Temple Beth El, in Charlotte, NC. The family will receive relatives and friends and gather for a meal of consolation, immediately following the service,
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations are made in Ellen’s memory to Levine Children’s Hospital, 1000 Blythe Ave. Charlotte, NC 28203 or Temple Beth El, 5101 Providence Rd. Charlotte, NC 28226.
Expressions of condolence may be made at hughesfh.com. Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.
Steven, Kurt, Michael and Sandy, I am so sorry to read of the loss of your wife/mother. Throw all of your worries on the God of all comfort and revel in the love of family and friends to help you through this time of grief.
Steve, we are so sorry we can’t be with you today but know our hearts are with you and your family. Much love. Marsha and Bob
Troy and Sandy, and to all your family,
We at Harbor want you to know we are all here for you and your family should you need anything. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. We wish you all much peace.
Steve, Fran and I send our thoughts and prayers. Don Russ/Charlotte
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I will always remember how kind Ellen was to me when I was sick in Boston. I have so many memories of all of you and your mom in Albany.
My prayers are with you,