Ellen L. (Smith) McMullen Zintak, 78, passed away September 9, 2017, in her

Wyomissing residence. She was the beloved wife of Benjamin J. Zintak, who passed away October 1, 2015.

Born in Chester, February 23, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Lillian S. (Zajano) Smith.

Ellen was an active member of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Roman Catholic Church, Whitfield.

She was a 1956 graduate of Notre Dame High School for Girls, Moylan, Pa., and also the Philadelphia Banking

Institute, Philadelphia.

Ellen held multiple positions with Delaware County

National Bank, Chester; El Paso State National Bank, El

Paso, Texas; and Wyomissing Provident and New Home Savings and Loans, Wyomissing.

She was a member of the President George W. Bush's Roundtable. She also served as St. Joseph's Hospital

representative on President Ronald Reagan's Healthcare Committee, past president and member of St. Joseph's Hospital Women's Board and officer for St. Joseph's

Hospital Board of Trustee's.

Ellen is survived by her three children: Julie L., wife of Alan Cohen, Mt. Kisco, N.Y.; Stephen R. McMullen, Oley; and David M., husband of Bridget L. McMullen, Wernersville. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Dylan R. Cohen, Daniel S. McMullen, Andrew D. McMullen, Jessica L. McMullen and Maggie N. McMullen.

She was predeceased by her brother, Ronald J. Smith;

and sister, Susan E. Brooks.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. in St. Ignatius of Loyola

Roman Catholic Church, 2810 St Albans Drive, Whitfield, Pa., with entombment to follow at Gethsemane Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148, or Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th St., Reading, PA 19604.

Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc., West Reading, is in charge of arrangements.

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