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Services Saturday for Marion Elaine Pell, age 95

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Marion Elaine Pell, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

She was born on January 26, 1924, in Pittsburgh, PA, to Robert Elmer Sr. and Marion Dene (Robb) Bassett. On June 8, 1946 she married Raymond Harold Pell.

Marion is survived by her sons, Douglas (Kathleen) and Timothy (Leigh) Pell; grandchildren, Jessica (Tony) Tate, R. Scott Pell Jr., Lindsay (Rob) Ryder, Timothy (Tara) Pell and Heather (Nick) Adams; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Deacon Tate, Finley Ryder, Geoffrey Pell, and Sarah and Nate Adams.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son R. Scott Pell and his wife, Sharon, siblings, Claire Hammett, Gayle Schurko and Robert Bassett, Jr., and their spouses.

Marion was a veteran of WWII U.S. Navy Reserves W.A.V.E.S., from 1944-1946.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at St. Johnís United Church, 225 W. Lincoln Avenue, Chesterton, IN 46304, with Reverend Aaron Ban officiating.

Visitation will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at the church and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Johnís United Church/Deacons, 225 W. Lincoln Avenue, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

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Posted 5/2/2019




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