Susan Ann Schell, 93, of Weirton passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 in the Weirton Geriatric Center. She was born March 6, 1922 in Jerome, PA, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Olenick Cimbanin. Her daughter Terri Wright and brothers George, John and Paul Simbony also preceded her in death. Sue was a retired homemaker. She worked for the Weirton Steel Company in the 48" Strip Steel Department as a crane and buggy operator. She also worked for the Tool and Die Company making fox hole shovels for our armed forces during WWII. She was also a licensed beautician in West Virginia and Ohio. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and AARP. She is survived by her husband Dominic Schell; son Rick Schell and his wife Nicolette of Weirton; daughters, Nancy Blanc and her husband Gaston, Kathy Soplinski and her husband Chet and Patti Powelson and her husband Bruce all of Weirton; sisters Marie Bonnizzio of Palm Coast, FL and Sandra Hogan and her husband Blaise of Weirton; 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where funeral services will be celebrated 11AM Tuesday. Her grandchildren, Pastors John and Jenna Moon, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans, VA Regional Offices, 1000 Liberty Avenue, Room 1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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  1. dominic schell family sorry to hear of your loss The schell family were favorites of Coach Hamill and his wife .We will always remember how her husband took care of our Mom Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. sincerely Carl and Jerry

  2. To the Entire Schell Family, May God keep all of youns strong and united during this time of sadness. God Bless and hold youns tight. Patti & Dale Visyak

  3. So sorry for your loss. I know this is what she wanted, told me many times when I was doing her hair. She is at peace now. RIP my friend. Earla Mester

  4. To the Schell Family,

    This was written by Fr. John P. Martin, M.M. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

    “O God of our life and our trials, of our joys and our pains. All our varied human conditions are the same for you: moments of your grace and reminders of your presence. Jesus teaches us not to worry about the fruit of your grace and your presence in our lives. Like the seed that grows to be harvested we don\’t know how nor why. May we learn to accept the same for the growth that we experience in many ways in our lives. We acknowledge that You are behind all through the Spirit of your Son Jesus and our Christ”.


  5. Our condolences to your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    God Bless,

    Bill & Paulette Galiotos

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