After a valiant 2 1/2 year battle against cancer, Margaret Rose Phillips, age 48, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at Med Central Hospital in Mansfield, Ohio. She was born on August 6, 1957 in Baltimore, MD. To Robert L. Sell Sr. and Helen E. (Sutter) Sell and had been a resident of Willard since 1970. She graduated from Willard High School in 1974. She was a train director with the CSX railroad. She was devoted to her family.
Margaret is survived by her daughter Cecilia (Ce Ce), 11 years old, her parents, her sisters Mary Ann (husband George) Schwane of Blairsville, GA, Ginny Lee (husband Tom) McCarty of Orange Park, FL, Christine Sell (husband Jim Hilliard) of Cleveland, brothers Msgr. Robert L. Sell III of Lafayette, IN, John J. Sell (wife Margaret A.) of Willard, devoted cousin Donald (Buster) Sell of Willard, 17 nieces and nephews, 33 great nieces and nephews, numerous aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.
A private memorial mass will be celebrated Thursday, April 27, 2006 followed by private burial. Friends may call on April 27, 2006 at Father Nardecchia Hall at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard from 3PM until 4:30PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to either the Cancer Relay for Life or St. Jude’s Cancer Research. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhome.com