Lenette `Lenny' Satchell, Easton homemaker, 61

May 26, 2006

Lenette "Lenny" Satchell, a homemaker and Easton Waterfowl Festival volunteer, died of cancer May 18 at Memorial Hospi- tal at Easton. She was 61.

Born Lenette Dayton in Monroe, La., near Barksdale Air Force Base, where her father was stationed, she was raised in Cambridge and was a 1962 graduate of Easton High School.

She attended St. Mary's College and Bard Avon Secretarial School in Baltimore.

She worked for Baltimore attorney Earle K. Shawe in the 1960s before moving back to Easton, where she did secretarial work for her family's Dayton Oil Co.

After raising her family, she took a job at the R. Fox women's clothing shop.

Mrs. Satchell was a festival volunteer for more than 25 years and was given a Waterfowl Festival Award in recognition of her efforts.

Mrs. Satchell enjoyed watching wildlife at her home in the Oaklands neighborhood. She also solved crossword puzzles and was devoted to her two dogs.

Services were held Tuesday at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Easton, where she was a member.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 39 years, Lou E. Satchell, president of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants; a son, Steve Satchell of Easton; a daughter, Kim Wilson of Easton; two brothers, Jay Dayton of Easton and Jeff Dayton of Cambridge; and two grandsons.

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