Etc. -- Two Gell family obituaries, mother and daughter
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An unedited transcription of a page 3 article from 19 Apr 1943 Simcoe Reformer. 

Mrs J. R. Gell

Funeral services are being held this afternoon 
for Edith Towle, wife of Jesse Richard Gell, 
who passed away on Friday at her home, 
410 Crescent Blvd., in her 75th year, following 
a lengthy illness.

The service is being held from the 
Walsh funeral home at 2.30 o'clock. 
Rev. E. W. Brearley of St. James United 
Church is in charge. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Deceased was born in England, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Towle, she and 
her busband coming to Norfolk County from England 38 years ago. They had been married 55 years.

Mrs. Gell had always taken a keen interest in the carillon bells at the Norfolk War Memorial Tower. She was a member of the United Church.

Surviving besides her husband are four sons, George and Ernest of Calgary, Lieut. Norman Gell of Peterborough and Reginald Gell of Port Hope; and two daughters, Miss Connie Gell of Simcoe and Mrs. Richard McCulloch, Orangeville. There are also 11 grandchildren, two of them with the Canadian forces.

An unedited transcription of a page 2 article from 24 Sep 1979 Simcoe Reformer.

Deaths

GELL -- Constance Edith at Norview Home, Simcoe, on Friday, September 21st, 1979.

Constance Edith Gell formerly of Scott Avenue, Simcoe in her 84th year. Daughter of the late 
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Richard Gell and dear sister of Mrs. Richard (Dorothy) McCulloch, St. Catharines; George of Calgary and Norman of Peterborough. Predeceased by brothers Ernest and Reginald.

Miss Gell was a member of the St. James United Church choir and for many years was employed at H. S. Falls and Walker's store in Simcoe, retiring in 1976.

She is resting at the Marvyn M. Veale Funeral Home, 214 Norfolk Street South, Simcoe, for funeral service on Monday, September 24th (today) at 2.00 p.m. Rev. Carl Zurbrigg officiating. Interment Oakwood Cemetery.

[Compiler's Comment: The Walsh funeral home was located at 214 Norfolk Street south in Simcoe. It was subsequently the Marvyn M. Veale funeral home, and currently is the Ferris Funeral Home.]

 
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