Edwin Samuel Randolph Krell, 87, a resident of Glen Burnie, died May 3 at Easton Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 6, 1926, in Baltimore, to the late Martha V. and Edwin S. Krell. A graduate of Francis Scott Key Jr. High School in1941, he joined the Army in January of 1945, serving as a military police officer in the Philippines and during the Korean War. In 1952 he married Mary Jacklyn Gunning, and fathered three sons. He worked as a longshoreman in Baltimore, until his retirement from the ILA. An avid outdoorsman, he particularly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and crabbing. Edwin was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, Mary Jacklyn Krell, who passed in 2001; his son, Joseph S. Krell; his brothers, Charles and Melvin Krell; and his sister, Henreata. He is survived by his two sons, Edwin J. Krell and his wife, Linda, and Charles Krell and his wife, Elizabeth "Bunnie"; four grandchildren, Kerrie, Charles and his wife, Lucy, Renea Hart and her husband, Danny, and Edwin Krell; four great- grandchildren, Hayley, Joe, Marcus, and Mack; and his sister, Florence Kazmersky. Family invites friends to visit from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, at the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, PA, 169 Riviera Dr., Pasadena, where his Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 9, followed by his interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Expressions of condolences may be made at gjgoncefuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Maryland Gazette on May 7, 2014