John F. Shell

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 9/3/2015 16:00:00

New Washington Oh 44854 9/4/2015 11:00:00

John F. Shell, age 68, of New Washington, Ohio passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Bucyrus Community Hospital in Bucyrus, Ohio. He was born on December 22, 1946 in Bucyrus to the late Joseph M. and Thelma (Black) Shell. John was in the National Guard for 6 years, worked at PPG in Crestline for 27 years and was a self-employed farmer. He liked to collect tractors and raise livestock.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne (Hicks) Shell whom he married on August 10, 1968; 3 children, Angela L. (Robert) Niedermier, Brian J. (Tina) Shell, and Steven Shell and Erica Wiparina, all of New Washington; 6 grandchildren, Brent (Heather) Slone, Brian Slone, Brandon (Taylor) Coll, Zachary (Emily) Niedermier, Derek Shell and Abby Wiparina; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Keith (Carla) Clawson of Shelby, Joseph L. (Betty) Shell of New Washington and Michael E. Shell of New Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Robert Clawson and sister Carolyn Wurm.
Visitation will be at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington with Fr. Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington.. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association for Diabetes Camp. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Joan and Joe Raccuia - Sep 12, 2015

We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Hoping happy memories of John will help ease the sorrow within your hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Connie Bores - Sep 6, 2015

So Sorry to hear of John’s passing, my thoughts and prayers for all the Family.

Jeni Roberts - Sep 2, 2015

Dear Angie & family!
I’m so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Cherish the memories as there are many good ones I’m sure!
Jeni Roberts & family

Larry and Kathy Stinchcomb - Sep 2, 2015

We are so sorry to hear about your Dad, Brain. Your Family has our sympathy and are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

Nancy and Charlie Mann - Sep 1, 2015

So sorry to hear of John’s passing! Our sympathy to you Diane and the rest of your family. Hard to believe he is the 17th member ofthe Class of 1965 to pass on. He will always be remembered for his happy smile. God Bless.jl5phjl5