Jean M. Tell age 94, of Erie, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at St. Mary's Asbury Ridge. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on February 2, 1918, a daughter of the late John and Elsie Mullen. Jean graduated from Academy High School and then went on to graduate from Mercyhurst College and Erie Business College. Jean worked as a legal secretary for many years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Westminster Garden Club. Jean was a sweet and devoted wife and mother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband Robert W. Tell in 1996 and a son David R. Tell in 1998. Jean is survived by her son Thomas W. Tell of Erie and a grandson, Joshua Tell of Ill. Friends may call the Burton Westlake Funeral Home 3801 W. 26th Street (at Powell Ave) on Wednesday from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. followed by a service at St. John's Lutheran Church 2216 Peach Street at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Roy Washill Officiating. Burial to follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's at Asbury Ridge 4855 West Ridge Road, Erie, PA 16506 or to St. Johns Lutheran Church. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 1, 2013