Elfreda (Hartman) Webster

May 16, 1924 ~ November 4, 2020 (age 96)


Elfreda Hartman Webster died Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at home with her family.  She was born May 16, 1924 in Leduc, Alberta, Canada, to the late Gustav Hartman and Paulina Gatzke Hartman.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Leo Webster (1968); her son, Francis Hartman Webster (two days old, 1946); her son-in-law, Robert Lenhart (2008); sisters, Olga (Joe) Tober, Alma (Harry) McVety, Emelia (Ragnar) Larsen, Othelia (David) Allison, Matilda (Ken) Bishop, Edna Vander Spoel, Lila (Melvin) Magistad; and brothers, William (Dorothy) Hartman and Alfred (Olga) Hartman.  Elfreda was employed at McKeesport Hospital for 30 years.  An avid reader and storyteller, Elfreda was an author of several books.  She was a licensed graphoanalyst and member of the International Grapho Analysis Society.  She also was a charter member of the Arts and Science Research Foundation.  She loved to garden, write stories, and bake.  She will be missed by her family and friends.  Surviving are daughters, Paula (Steve) Hartzell and Shelley Lenhart; grandchildren, Stephanie Hartzell (Frank) Blinske and Keith (Tammy) Hartzell; her great grandchildren, Jack Hartzell, Henry Hartzell, Francine Belinske, Isla Elfreda Hartzell, and Vivian Belinske.  She will also be remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to All Souls Episcopal Church.  Arrangements entrusted to the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, West Newton.  Condolences may be left at

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