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Ethel B. Schell, 92, of Penns Creek, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 22, 2016, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

She was born Sept. 19, 1924, in Snyder County, a daughter of the late Ralph and Lucille (Lynn) Schell.

She had been employed by Blough and Wagner Manufacturing, Middleburg.

Ethel enjoyed doing puzzles and reading, especially the newspaper.

Surviving are one daughter, Eva Bowersox, of Penns Creek; three grandchildren, Larry, Anthony and Justine Bowersox; and two sister, Violet Hummel, of Penns Creek, and Pauline Stephen, of Millmont.

She was preceded in death by one son, Sherwood Carter Jr.; three brothers, Ralph Jr., George and Raymond Schell; two sisters, Bertha Newcomer and Maria Kratzer; and one sibling in infancy.

Friends and family may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by the funeral at 2 with the Rev. Thomas Adams Jr. officiating.

Burial will be in the Penns Creek Union Cemetery.
Published on September 23, 2016
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