Lester V. Mell, 95, of Newville, went to be with
the Lord on Thursday, May 28, 2015. He was born on December 1, 1919 in Newville, a son of the late Harry
C. and Dora (Shannon) Mell.
Lester retired from Bruce Mell Home Builders in 1985.
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. His magnificent backyard garden was
his pride and joy for decades. His favorite pastimes were pitching horseshoes, playing cards and spending
time with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by
his loving wife of 65 years, Emma I. (Longacre) Mell, three sons; Gregory (wife Lynndel) Mell and Steven E. Mell (Jackie Grove),
both of Carlisle and Daniel K. Mell (Kim Lehman) of Newville, three daughters; Sharon L. (husband Gary) Rhoads of Carlisle,
Deborah A. (husband Stephen) Henry and Jody L. Mell (Randy Singleton), both of Shippensburg, 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren
and many nieces and nephews. Lester was predeceased by brothers; Bruce, Ronny, Paul and Clair Mell and
sisters; Verna Fraker, Dorothy Naugle and Gladys Mell.
will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015 followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral
Home, 630 S. Hanover St, Carlisle. Debra Nelson will lead the services. Interment will
be in Centerville Memorial Park in Penn Twp, Newville. Memorial donations may be made to Celtic Healthcare,
900 Century Dr., Ste. 201, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
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So sorry to hear of Les's death. You all are in our prayers.
Bonita and girls
Emma and entire Mell Family:
We were sorry to hear of the death of your
loved one. We will be praying for each of you in the days ahead.
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