Diana L. Shell

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 1/8/2013 14:00:00

New Washington Oh 1/9/2013 10:00:00

Diana L. Shell, age 73, resident of New Washington, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 4, 2013 at the Bucyrus Community Hospital. She was born on August 28, 1939 in New Washington, Ohio to the late William and Thelma (Ross) Ankney and had been a lifelong New Washington resident. She was a graduate of New Washington High School and was employed at Timken for a couple of years before starting her family. Diana was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church, the Rosary Altar Society and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, reading, watching birds and was a wonderful cook and baker. She especially enjoyed her time with her family and grandchildren.
Diana is survived by her husband, Robert Shell, whom she married on October 18, 1958; three children, Dawn (William) Moyer; Andrew Shell (fiance’ Kathy Snook); and Sandra Shell all of New Washington; four grandchildren, Kraine (Jessica) Shell; Loren Shell; Austin Moyer; and Shayla Moyer; two sisters, Doris Zucker of Bucyrus; and Delberta (Russ) Hedglin of Ashland; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Douglas Robert Shell; five brothers, Kenneth Neil, William Ross, Donald Max, Frederick Norton and Darhl Roy Ankney; three sisters, Dortha Ealy; Darlene Stuckman and Donna Jean Frank; and infant siblings, Kathleen and David Paul.
Friends may call on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Bernard Catholic Church, with Father Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


Traci Seibert - Jan 10, 2013

Kraine, speaking on behalf of Stephanie also, I am expressing our sympathy to you in the passing of your grandmother. Traci Seibert

John & Janis Grau - Jan 10, 2013

Dawn and family, We are so very sorry for the loss of your loved one, thinking of you.

Pam & Bob Ankney - Jan 9, 2013

Uncle Butch
We share in your sorrow for the loss of Aunt Diane. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and the family today and pray that He gives you strength and embraces you all. I will always remember the first time meeting you and Diane and will miss those pop-in visits. We love you!

Gene, Julie & Zach - Jan 7, 2013

Bill, Dawn, Austin & Shayla,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

Teresa and Denis Auck - Jan 7, 2013

Bill, Dawn and Family, our deepest sympathy. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Larry, Kris (Stuckman) & Shannon Averbeck - Jan 7, 2013

Uncle Butch, Dawn and Family, Andy and soon to be family and Sandy,
Aunt Diane has always been a special treasured person in our lives. She always had a beautiful smile to share and wonderful laughter to brighten anyones day. She loved you all so very much and was very proud of you all. I believe that she is with Doug, Tamie, My Mom and all of her brothers, sisters, parents . . . and friends, and most importantly with God.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Take Care!
Love, Kris(Stuckman), Larry and Shannon

Bev Ganni - Jan 6, 2013

Dawn and Family,
God bless you always and give you strength during this time of loss.You are in my heart and prayers.

Susan Geissman - Jan 6, 2013

Sandy and Family,
I am so sorry to hear that your Mom passed away. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Susan Geissman

Lorna Ackerman - Jan 5, 2013

So sorry to hear about Diane, we shared a friendship and also a birthday and will miss her and her smile.
Please accept my condolences , she loved her family so much.
Good memories for all of you….