Mrs. Ellen Marie Sarko Heppler, 47, of Jamestown, North Carolina, died on December 7, 2008 at her residence. A native of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, she was born on July 9, 1960, a daughter of James A. and Betty Mash Sarko. Ellen’s family and home were her first love. She welcomed all into her home and heart and to know Ellen was to love her. She made friends with perfect strangers and she loved to entertain and garden. Ellen’s culinary skills were beyond compare. She always made time to help a friend in need, share their joys and bring comfort when needed. Ellen’s kindness and love of life will be in our hearts forever. God bless you Ellen. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her fiancée, Seth Bennett of the home, mother, Betty Sarko of Brook Park, Ohio, children, Michael of Chicago, Ill., Nicholas of Brook Park, OH, Cody of Louisville, Ky. and Casey of North Olmsted, Ohio, brother, Michael Sarko and wife Debbie of Brook Park, Ohio, sisters, Maribeth Sarko and husband Michael Nichols of Middleburg Heights, Ohio and Kristine Burkhart of Strongsville, Ohio and one grandchild Ava Marie Bennett of Vermillion, Ohio. Online condolences may be submitted through In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.