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Monday January 16th, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Tuesday January 17th, 2017
11:00am

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Interment at: Schenectady Memorial Park

Schenectady Memorial Park
Tuesday January 17th, 2017
12:00pm

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Carl S. Schell

BIDDEFORD, ME – Carl S. Schell, Sr. passed away January 11, 2017 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, Scarborough, ME, after a year-long illness. Carl was born January 20, 1929 in Town of Wright in Schoharie County to Dorothy and Howard Schell. He graduated from Altamont High School in 1945 and was a member of the Altamont Reformed Church. He and his wife Florence raised their family in Altamont, NY. He was a store manager for the F.W. Woolworth Company for 42 years before retiring in 1989 and moving to Maine. He managed stores in Syracuse, Binghamton, Cohoes, Schenectady, Niskayuna and Delmar, NY. He served as a Corporal in the 25th Infantry Division and saw service during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952. He earned three bronze stars for valor in combat. He was a member of the American Legion and of the 25th Infantry Division Association. He was married to Florence Zampino Schell for 62 years. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Linda Marks (Douglas) of Dorset, VT and Tucson, AZ, Carl Schell, Jr. (Susan) of Delmar, NY, and Cindy Pulire (Michael) of Scarborough, ME; six grandchildren, Charles Pulire (Courtney), Jessica Wilcox (Jeffrey), Jeffrey Coseo (Lara), Nicholas Pulire (Jillian), Eric Schell (Ashley), Christopher Schell who is to be married to Mary Wombacker, ten great-grandchildren; a brother Warren Schell (Mildred) of Stillwater and a sister in law Mildred of VA; and ten nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Howard (Mildred). Calling hours will be at the Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street in Altamont, NY on Monday, January 16 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, and a service of remembrance will take place on Tuesday, January 17 at 11:00 at the Fredendall Funeral Home.


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Please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of Carl. He was a great man, a wonderful patient and a joy to have in our office for his visits. We sincerely hope that you will find comfort in this time of sorrow. All Smiles Dental family

All Smiles Denal Feb 17 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Schell

All Smiles Denal Feb 17 2017 12:00 AM

I'm very sorry about Carl's passing. I was his dental hygienist for the last 7.5 years and I always looked forward to see him, what a nice man. I am also very involved with veterans and troops and would like to say thank you and pay respect for his service to our country. Eva

Ev Skiba, RDH Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Schell

Ev Skiba, RDH Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Carl, My condolences to you and your family on the death of your father. Very Sincerely, John Cardazzi

John Cardazzi Jan 14 2017 12:00 AM

I was saddened to see the passing of Carl in today's newspaper. As a new college graduate back in 1969, I had the distinct pleasure of working for him at Woolworth's in Delmar. I will never forget his gentle, professional manner. He was certainly a role model for me at that young age as I learned much about the real world through him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his family.

Jeff Sullivan Jan 14 2017 12:00 AM

To all our extended family of Uncle Carl, I am so saddened to hear of Uncle Carl's passing. I remember him as a quiet, gentle giant, tall (at least to me as a small child) and always smiling! Please know my prayers and thoughts are with all as you walk thru these days.

Carol Lee Schell Harris Jan 13 2017 12:00 AM

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