The Life of Elaine A. Caldwell

Elaine A. Caldwell, age 87 of Aldan, Pa peacefully entered her heavenly home on the morning of January 7th, 2022.

Elaine was born in Philadelphia Pa in 1934 and was a resident of Aldan for over 60 years, where she was a long-time member of the Aldan Union Church. Elaine was a graduate of John Bartram High School, Philadelphia Pa. Elaine loved to be outside. She enjoyed Tennis, Gardening, walking her dog and visiting with friends, family, and neighbors on her patio. Elaine cherished time with her Children, Grandchildren, Sisters, Nieces and Nephews. She loved spending every summer at her mother’s home in LBI, NJ with her family where she enjoyed time on the beach, boating, crabbing, and fishing.

Elaine worked for the Upper Darby Recreation department for over 50 years. Throughout those years, she taught life guarding, swimming and water aerobics as well as led a walking class. She was actively involved up to her 80th birthday.

Elaine was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a treasured friend and neighbor and will be truly missed, most certainly by Bobby, her 4-legged side kick.  

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, James, and Alice Provence (Magee). Her loving husband of 47 years, G. Norman Caldwell and Roxy, her loyal 4-legged companion of 15 years.

She is survived by her Children, Joyce Castiello (John), Walter Caldwell (Sharlene) and Andrew Caldwell (Kathi). Grandchildren, Nathan Castiello, Norman Castiello, Ryan Caldwell, Bret Caldwell, Leanna Caldwell, Taylor Longacre, Kyle Longacre and Angelyn Serafini; 5 Great-Grandchildren and Sisters, Evelyn Parsons, Joan Wright, and Carolyn Medaglia.

Visitation will be 9:30am – 10:45am and Service will begin at 11:00am Saturday January 15th at Aldan Union Church, 7 E. Providence Road Aldan Pa 19018. Burial will follow at Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be made in memory of Elaine to the Providence Animal Shelter.


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