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Elsie M. (Gottschall) Gangell

December 23, 1934 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 84)

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Torrington- Elsie Marjorie Gangell, 84, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Valerie Manor, Torrington. She was the beloved wife of Wallace E. Gangell.

          Mrs. Gangell was born in Torrington on December 23, 1934, daughter of the late David and Betty (Schindelbauer) Gottschall, and had been a lifelong city resident. She was a retired secretary with the Washington Insurance Agency in Marbledale, retiring with over 25 years of service. Mrs. Gangell was a member of St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Torrington, and had been a member of their sewing group. She also enjoyed knitting and gardening.

          Survivors, in addition to her husband, Wallace, include a son, Mark W. Gangell of Torrington; a daughter, Cheryl A. Aeschliman and her husband Kit of Falls Village; a brother, Fred P. Gottschall; a sister, Betty A. Grunder and her husband John; a grandson, Dylan S. Gangell and his wife Kallyn, all of Torrington; and a great-granddaughter, Zoey L. Gangell. Mrs. Gangell was predeceased by a brother, David Gottschall.

          Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:00a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 837 Charles St., Torrington. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Torrington. Friends may call Monday, November 4, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00p.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington.

          At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Book of Remembrance, 837 Charles St., Torrington, CT 06790.

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Services

Calling Hours
Monday
November 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home
258 Prospect Street
Torrington, CT 06790

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 5, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
837 Charles Street
Torrington, CT 06790

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
November 5, 2019

Hillside Cemetery, Torrington

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