Ellen Richason Bruso, 84, of Charles Town, WV passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Shenandoah Center in Charles Town, WV.
Born August 7, 1928 in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harry Richason and Ida Frances Mergenthaler Richason.
She was a PBX operator with First American Bank of VA for 18 years.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town.
Ellen was a loving and faithful wife, mother and grandmother. She loved people and never meet a stranger.
She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Francis Bruso, at home; one son, Michael Bruso and wife, Theresa of Charles Town, WV and three grandchildren, Nathaniel of Shepherdstown, WV and Ida and Abigael of Charles Town.
She was preceded in death by parents and a brother, John Dana Richason.
A funeral mass will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the St. James Catholic Church, 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town, WV with Rev. Fr. John Ledford as the Celebrant.
The family will receive friends at the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry/Charles Town, WV on Monday evening from 6-8 pm.