|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1922|
State Line (Franklin County)
|Death: ||May 24, 2011|
William Erdman "Bill" Nowell, 88, of Scranton, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, May 31, 2011, in the VNA Hospice Unit at the Community Medical Center, Scranton.
He and his wife, the former Alice Edna Tyler, would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in November.
Born Sept. 4, 1922, in State Line, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Florence Matilda(Izer) Nowell.
He was a graduate of Greencastle High School.
Mr. Nowell attended Parker Hill Community Church.
Before retirement, he had been employed by the Eureka Printing Co. in the shipping and receiving department, by PNC Bank in the maintenance department and as a painter throughout Lackawanna County.
Mr. Nowell was a proud veteran, serving in the 115th Infantry, 29th Division, Co. B of the U.S. Army in the European Theater from 1942 to 1945. He participated in the D-Day Invasion in Europe.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Barbara Lee of Scranton and Leanne of Lancaster; a son, John Wesley of Clarks Summit; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Charles, George, Glenn and Ralph; and three sisters, Ida, Mary and Gladys.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 27 in the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 26 and from 9 until the time of the service Friday, May 27.
Burial with military honors will be in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
John Wesley Nowell (1887 - 1968)
Florence Matilda Izer Nowell (1889 - 1970)
Alice Edna Tyler Nowell (1922 - 2012)*
Charles Wesley Nowell (1909 - 1975)*
Ida Florence Nowell Leidig (1910 - 1997)*
George Raymond Nowell (1912 - 2003)*
Harold Glenn Nowell (1916 - 1993)*
Gladys I. Nowell Rudisill (1920 - 1998)*
William Erdman Nowell (1922 - 2011)
Fairview Memorial Park
Plot: Veterans Section, Lot 132, Spaces 1 and 2
Created by: David Gelatt
Record added: Jun 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70886281
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Blessings in the Lord and Thanks for your service to our country.|
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Added: Jul. 16, 2011