SCHELL, John Carl Morris


(October 11, 1949-November 5, 2015) It is with broken hearts that we say goodbye to John Schell, at the age of 66.

John was a loving husband to Mary Ann for 43 years. Father of Carmen Aelick (Richard), Connie Parest (Darin), Colleen (Mathieu), and John Jr. (Robin). He was “Crazy Old Grandpa” to Nicole, Richard Jr., Alysia, Micheal, Nancy, Matthew, Thomas, Hannah, Dylan, Hailey, and Ashlyn. He was Great-Grandpa of five. Words cannot describe how much he will be missed by his dogs, Missie and Hot Shot. Son of the late Carl and Lorraine Schell. Brother of the late Deana Chapman (John), late Sandra, Carol Huffman, Dale (Sheila), Wayne (Darlene), late Robin, and Karen Teel (John). Son-in-law to Laura Farrell (late Sid). Brother-in-law to Rudy Bishop (Marlene), Francis Roach (late Brad), Janice Martin, Charles Sim (Kazia), late Lorne Sim (Marion), Brenda Coutts, Terry Sim (Rebecca), Beverly Payne (Leo), Wanda Davis (Gary), Wendy Smith (George), and Audrey Moore (Allan). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

John is now reunited with his buddy Kenny Roussain and will also be missed by long time friends Irvin Burris (Shirley), Dave Bradley, and many many more.

At Johns request there will be no funeral service.

John’s family would like to invite family and friends to come share in a celebration of life on November 14th from 2pm-8pm at Goulais Mission Annex (2811 Mission Road, Goulais River Ontario)

Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the Sault Area Hospital Renal Department.

Arrangements entrusted to Damignani Burial, Cremation and Transfer Service (Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, 705-450-0969).

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