Glenn A. Stell
Newark— Glenn A. Stell, 84, died on Friday (October 22, 2010) at Pines of Peace in Ontario.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM on Wednesday (October 27th) at the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark. Burial will be in Newark Cemetery.
Memorials in his memory may be made to a Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 571, Newark; to the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark, New York 14513 or the Robert C. Stell Memorial Scholarship Fund, 100 East Miller Street, Newark, New York 14513.
Mr. Stell was born on May 29, 1926 in Newark, the son of the late Elmer and Grace Thorne Stell. He was a 1944 graduate of Newark High School and was attending Hobart College when he entered the Army Air Corps for the remainder of World War II. After returning home, he joined his father and brother Edwin in the insurance business at Elmer E. Stell & Sons, Inc., retiring in 1992.
Glenn was an active supporter of Newark. He was a life member of the Park Presbyterian Church and served as a trustee and deacon. He had belonged to the Newark Country Club, the Newark Lions Club and the Newark Chamber of Commerce and had served as President of each of these organizations. He was a long time member of the August Mauer Post #285 American Legion. For several years, Glenn was on the board of the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and also served as its President. Glenn had been Exalter Ruler in 1956-57 of the Newark Elk Lodge. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the 1249 Club in the Adirondack, serving as the president from 1952 to 2010. In 1997, the Newark Rotary recognized him with a Paul Harris Fellow for his many years of community service.
He is survived by his sons Craig (Amy) of Clifton Springs and Brian (Sherry) of Medina, Ohio, three grandchildren Kristen Springer, Ashley Stevens, and Andrew Stell and three great grandchildren Kayla Stevens, Morgan and Robbie Springer. Glenn was predeceased by his wife of 55 years Shirley in 2004, grandson Robert in 2003, his brother Edwin and a sister Phyllis Woolston.
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