Shewell, Mary M.

October 09, 2003

MARY MARTHA SHEWELL, age 84, daughter of Herbert Samuel Shewell and Lillian Corder Shewell, died on October 7, 2003, in the care of Carroll Hospice at Country Companions Assisted Living near Westminster. Mary was born in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from Seton High School in Baltimore in 1937. She worked in the home offices of Montgomery Wards in Baltimore for several years; served as a private practical nurse to Mr. Moses Hecht, owner of Hecht Department Stores for two years: and worked in the record department of the Maryland Casualty Insurance Comapany for 28 years when she retired. Mary was a member of Westminster Baptist Church. She enjoyed baking cakes that were taken to the Westminster Rescue Mission on the evenings Westminster Baptist held services there. She served as a volunteer with Food Sunday. Mary was fond of animals, especially dogs and horses. She lived at Westminster Apartments for 23 years. Surviving are her brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Hazel Shewell, of Ocala, Florida. Mary is also survived by nephew and niece, Ralph and Tanya Shewell of Westminster and their children, Kristi Shewell Pollard and Donald Pollard and Justin and Luz Shewell. She was a doting aunt to Kristi and Donald's children: Derek, Troy and Olivia Pollard. Surviving Mary are also nephew and niece, Roger and Mary Shewell, of Parkton, Maryland and their children, Kim Shewell of Sparks, Maryland and Roger and Shannon Shewell of Parkton, Maryland. A third nephew, Ronald Shewell lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ronald's daughters, Kelly Shewell of Baltimore and Melissa Williams of Lewes, Delaware and Ron's grandaughter, Kayla Williams, survive as well. Special friends, Betty and Carroll Coleman, gave Mary great support. There will be no visitation. A memorial service for the family and friends will be held at Westminster Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Larry Steen, her pastor, on Saturday, October 25, 2003 at 4 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 95 Carroll Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157 or to Westminster Baptist Church, 354 Crest Lane, Westminster, Maryland 21157.

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