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KINSMAN — Elsie Ellen Fell, 92, Saturday, April 24, 2021, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.
She was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Kinsman, a daughter of Hazel York Westenfelder Crouser and William Westenfelder.
Elsie graduated from Kinsman High School in 1946, and went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in education from Youngstown State University and her master’s degree in reading from Westminister College. A long-time Kinsman resident, Elsie lived in New Port Richey, Florida, and taught as a reading specialist for Pasco County School District for 17 years. She also taught reading in the Mathews School District and retired in 1991. On April 23, 1947, she married James A. Fell. Elsie was a member of the Kinsman Presbyterian Church and enjoyed reading, doing cross-stitch and embroidery and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 67 years, James Fell.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary K. Fell of Kinsman; son, James R. (Sally) Fell of Dayton; two grandsons, James R. Fell and Joseph J. (Sheila) Fell; great-grandson, Arthur; sister, Rita White of Greenville, Pa.; and former daughter-in-law, Diana Fell.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main St., Kinsman, with the Rev. Susan Francis officiating. Burial will follow in Kinsman Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church at P.O. Box 304, Kinsman, Ohio 44428. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfu neralhome.com