Ella Marie (Pfile) Cunning

June 27, 1954 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 67)


Leetonia – Ella M. Cunning, 67, passed away Friday, April 15 at the Hospice House in Poland surrounded by her loving family after a six year battle with cancer and COPD.

Ella was born in Youngstown on June 27, 1954, a daughter of Wendell and Betty Pfile.

She married John Cunning on June 27, 1998.  She rescued animals and loved all animals especially her Rottweilers,

She is survived by her loving husband of twenty five years, John, her son Jason Kent of Boardman, her sister Nancy Walgren of Tampa, two step-daughters Paula Buzzard of Niles and Bobbi Jo Buzzard of Poland, a step-son Donne Buzzard of East Palestine, a nephew Chuck Gorden of Tampa, grandchildren Michael and Kayleigh Buzzard, two great grandchildren Mike and Grayson, two brothers-in-law Paul and Frank Cunning, and her ex-husband and good friend, Larry Buzzard

Ella was preceded in death by her parents. Wendell and Betty,  a brother Wendell Pfile, Jr., and a sister, Donna L. Ifft.

Per Ella’s wishes there will be no calling hours or services. The cremation will be handled by Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent at Burial will follow later at her mother’s side in Lake Park Cemetery.

The family requests that material contributions be made in Ella’s name to the Hope Center for Cancer Care at 835 Southwestern Run, Youngstown, OH 44514.

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