Mary  Schell

Obituary of Mary Rose Schell

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Mary Rose Schell (nee Walls), cherished wife of the late Gunter Schell,  died peacefully at Parkwood Mennonite Home January 30/2022. She is survived by her daughter Kathleen Witt (nee Schell), son-in-law Jeff Witt, and her precious granddaughter Erin Witt. Mary is predeceased by her much loved sisters Kathleen Moreland (nee Walls), Eileen McIlhone (nee Walls) and much adored brother Sean Walls. She will be sadly missed by her entire extended family and friends in Canada, Ireland, and Germany.


Due to Covid restrictions, a private family ceremony will occur and will be live-streamed on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm from Erb & Good Family Funeral Home. Parkwood Mennonite Home Chaplain Alan Cook will lead the ceremony. Cremation will occur, followed by internment at a later date in N. Ireland, where Mary will be laid to rest with her parents John and Rose Walls (nee Mallon) and her late husband Gunter Schell.


Sincere thanks to every staff member of Parkwood Mennonite Long Term Care. You each provided safety, love, companionship, humour, and light to Mary in the day and in the darkness. Donations to Parkwood Mennonite Home LTC can be made through Erb & Good Family Funeral Home at