Sheldon Lee Schell, 68, of Pittston, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Known by his close friends as "Shel," he was born in Wilkes-Barre, Sept. 24, 1953, to the late Burton and Stella Holland Schell.
Sheldon was a graduate of Dallas High School, Class of 1971. Following High School, he went on to continue his education in Providence, R.I. As a professional, he spent many years as a service/sales manager for pride mobility and various other companies.
Sheldon was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan and a proud member of the Italian Christian Church, Pittston.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Sheldon Schell Jr.; brothers, Burton Jr. and Terry Schell; and sister, Lydia Winter.
Surviving are his companion, Beth Long; daughter, Kristen Croak; grandson, Alexander Schell; brother, Mark Schell; daughter-in-law, Nina Rumbaugh; niece, Michelle Faillace; and nephews, Paul Schell and Kevin Rusinko.
Funeral services are in the care of Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Twp.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
A funeral service will follow calling hours at the funeral home at 3 p.m. Officiate will be the Rev. David Higgins.
For information or to express your condolences to Sheldon's family, please visit www.GrazianoFuneralHome.com.