- Grove City, Pennsylvania


October 18, 2012

Helen 'Jane' Schell

Stoneboro woman was retired restaurant cook

GROVE CITY — Helen "Jane" Schell, Stoneboro, passed away unexpectedly at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, (9-29-12) in Orchard Manor Nursing Home, Grove City, of natural causes. She was 86.

Born March 22, 1926, in Fredonia, she was a daughter of Ivan L. and Ella Mae Collum Ringer.

Jane was a 1944 graduate of the former Fredonia-Delaware Joint High School.

She worked more than 15 years as a cook for the former Lakeview Inn Restaurant of Stoneboro and retired in 1988.

She was a member of Fredonia United Methodist Church. Jane was a member of the Stoneboro Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed playing bingo, bird watching and cooking.

Most of all, Jane was a loving mother to her children and very loving grandmother to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her husband, George E. Schell, whom she married Dec. 31, 1946, preceded her in death Jan. 30, 2000. 

Survivors include five daughters, Carol A. Saylor, Jamestown; Linda Cushing and her husband Donald, Bulls Gap, Tenn.; Kathy Patterson and her husband Gary, Fredonia; Debra Beougher and her husband Larry, Ashford, Ala.; and Vicki Schell and her companion James Dixon, Stoneboro; two sons, George E. "Butch" Schell Jr. and his wife Melodie "Mike," Fredonia; and Thomas E. Schell, Stoneboro; 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Earl Ringer; and William Ringer and his wife Joan, all Fredonia; and a special daughter-in-law, Rhonda Schell, Stoneboro.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Donna Schell; a son, Gary L. Schell Sr.; a great-granddaughter, Courtney Hittle; a great-grandson, Maverick Barber; and a sister, Virginia Mae Ruhlman.

Calling hours were Tuesday (10-2-12) in Scott A. Black Funeral Home, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro.

Funeral service was Wednesday (10--3-12) in the funeral home with the Rev. Stephanie D. Thompson, chaplain of Orchard Manor, Pine Township, officiating. Interment with committal in Oak Hill Cemetery, Sandy Lake Township.

Published Oct. 3, 2012. Pick up a copy at 201-A Erie St., Grove City.

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