Ruth Jean Schell, 94, of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Jean was born on June 4, 1925 to the late Frank and Ruth Dempsey Schell. Jean was a long time resident of Auburn and telephone operator for New York Telephone for over 30 years. She was a communicant of St. Alphonsus Church, loved to travel and enjoy the theater. She will be greatly missed for her warm and kind heart and fun sense of humor.
In addition to her parents Jean was predeceased by her sister Mary Schell and pet cat Velvet.
A funeral service will be at 10AM on Monday December 2, 2019 at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Fleming,
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