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Ellen Jane Giffin

September 6, 1961 - February 10, 2021

Ellen Jane Giffin, 59, of St. Clairsville, OH passed on Wednesday February 10, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV.

She was born September 6, 1961 in Bellaire, OH. She is preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Mary Lou (Heil) Giffin, and sister, Lou Ann Casey.

Ellen was a dedicated, passionate elementary teacher. She recently retired from teaching with more than 30 years in Bellaire Local Schools. Still with the compassion for teaching and assisting children, she became a reading tutor in Bellaire Schools.

Ellen was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational sorority. She was a devoted member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church in St. Clairsville, OH. She served cheerfully on many church committees.

She is survived by a sister; Betsy Giffin of Reynoldsburg, OH, a brother; Calvin Giffin of Reynoldsburg, OH, uncle; Ewing Giffin and aunt Alice Giffin of Wooster, niece; Jennifer (Christopher) Maass of Naperville, IL and their children: Calvin and Duncan, nephew; Ryan (Brooke) Casey of Fishers, IN and their daughter Addy, nephew; Benjamin Giffin and niece; Sarah Giffin both of Westerville, OH.

Visitation will be on Sunday February 14, 2021 from 2:00 PM till 5:00 PM at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, OH 43906. Services will be held at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home in Bellaire, OH on Monday February 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Paul Todd officiating. Interment will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.

Those who would like to view the service remotely can CLICK HERE for the live streamed service.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary Presbyterian Church 100 South Marietta Street, St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Time: 10:00 am


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service on Monday February 15, 2021 has been canceled due to weather.  Funeral Service will be rescheduled when weather permits.

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