October 30, 1937 - May 30, 2016
Shelby J. Colwell Shelby J. Colwell, 78, of Hallstead, PA was called home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2016. She is survived by her loving husband of almost 61 years, Robert B. Colwell. Shelby was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Fanny Smallacombe; sisters, Joyce Hall and Lois Waterman; a brother, Robert Smallacombe; in-laws, Kenneth Colwell, Ruth Colwell, Marcella Colwell, Willard Colwell, James Valentine, and Louis Hall. Shelby is survived by her six children, Dennis (Marty) Colwell, Denise (Rick) Everett, David (Kevin) Colwell, Mark (Lisa) Colwell, Michael (Donna) Colwell, and Margie (Larry) French; grandchildren, Desmond Col-Wells, Kristy (Dan) VanDeWeert, Kelly (Dan) McGowan, Paul (Lisa) Everett, Leyna (Louis) Colwell, Erica (Andrew) Ginther, Tricia Colwell, Robert Colwell, Tracy (Josh) Colwell, Austin French, and Corbin French; 9 great grandchildren; a brother, Harold (Carole) Smallacombe; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Donald Waterman, Mina Smallacombe, Joyce Valentine, Edward (Dorthea) Colwell, Paul Colwell, Harold (Lorraine) Colwell, Eugene Colwell, Esther Frantz, Debbie (Robert) Wood; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Shelby was a member of the First United Methodist Church, New Milford, PA. She worked for Reddon’s Drugstore, ran Colwell’s Clothing, and retired from Lourdes Hospital, after which time she could be found doing home health care for many area residents. She had a special gift of nurturing and kindness that touched so many lives. Her husband was the love of her life and they enjoyed many wonderful year together making memories that will be shared and cherished forever. The family will receive friends at the First United Methodist Church, Pratt Street, New Milford, PA from 9:30-11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2016, with the service to follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Barnes-Kasson Skilled Nursing Facility, who took excellent care of Shelby for the past 9 months, 2872 Turnpike Street, Susquehanna, PA 18847.
Shelby J. Colwell Shelby J. Colwell, 78, of Hallstead, PA was called home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2016. She is survived by her loving husband of almost 61 years, Robert B. Colwell. Shelby was predeceased by her parents,... View Obituary & Service Information
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