Mabel L. Mell, 87, of Leesburg, Fla., died Sunday, July 7, 2013. Mrs. Mell was born in South Weymouth, MA to parents Calvin and Lida Blenis and graduated from Weymouth High School class of 1943. During WWII she contributed to the war effort by volunteering as a nurse's aide at the then Weymouth Hospital. Eventually, after living in Weymouth for many years, she and her husband moved to Popponesset on Cape Cod, MA. Mrs. Mell loved animals, dogs and horses in particular, as well as outdoor activities including camping, boating, fishing, shell fishing and gardening. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Richard. She is also survived by daughter Sandra O'Neill of Weymouth, son Richard Mell of Marstons Mills, daughter Barbara Mell of Abington, sister Hazel Calway of Shirley, brother Calvin Blenis of Leesburg and sister Eleanor Pillsbury of Hingham. She is also survived by grandchildren Gregory O'Neill, Courtney O'Neill, Richard Mell Jr., Monica Mell, Andrew Mell-Yetman and Steven Mell-Yetman. Services will be private but the family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the
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Published in The Weymouth News from July 12 to July 19, 2013