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C. Ross Kell

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C. Ross Kell, 92, of Carlisle, died on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  He was born on April 16, 1923 in Carlisle and was a son of the late George I. and Sue (Lyter) Kell.

Ross was a Boiling Springs High School graduate and attended Dickinson College for one year.  He was a member the Carlisle First Church of God and served as an usher for many years.  Ross was a lifelong farmer in the Carlisle area and also retired from the Rite-Aid Corp. in Shiremanstown.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed by his family.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 63 years, Reba L. (Garretson) Kell, one son, Larry W. Kell (and his fiancé, Barbara Barry) of Carlisle, one daughter, Deborah L. (and her husband, Robin) Hare of Harrisburg, two grandchildren; Andrea Martin and Brian Albert, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by one brother, George L. Kell.

A viewing will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Michael Poe officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

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Reba, Debbie and Larry,
So sorry about Ross's death. Larry and Debbie, I graduated from BSHS, just a year ahead of Debbie, I believe. I graduated in 1972. I was Carol Keefer. Reba, we worked together at J C Penny.
May God's peace and comfort be with all of you at this time.

Carol Lehman


So sorry to hear of Ross's passing. My heart goes out to you in this time of grief

Dave and Irene Lepley

Dear Reba...we are so sorry to hear about Ross. What a great man. He will be greatly missed. If there is ANYTHING Pat and I can do, please don't hesitate to ask. Please give your family our condolences. Much love

Sherry and Pat Miller

Dear Reba and Family, My deepest sympathies to you, My heart is heavy, I have known Ross,his folks and late brother George for most of my life. I could write a book of good memories about them all. Ross will live on in the hearts of those that knew him ..I can still see him in that Yellow Convertible many years ago with his pretty girlfriend...her name was Reba...Rest In Peace Ross Kell

Vonny Clelan -Harrington

You are in our thoughts and prayers... God Bless you....

Becky and Bill Stroup

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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