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George Marsh
Catherine Collett
John Manning
Martha Cottle
William Marsh
Bertha Ann Elizabeth Manning

Edythe Ethelwyn Marsh


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Melvin James Bell

Edythe Ethelwyn Marsh 4,27

  • Born: 5 Jul 1914, West Wawanosh, Huron, Ontario, Canada 4,1008
  • Marriage: Melvin James Bell on 8 Jun 1935 1008
  • Died: 28 Nov 2015, Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada at age 101 4
  • Buried: 2015, Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada 4

bullet   Another name for Edythe was Wyn Marsh.4


bullet  General Notes:

LATI N43.7333
LONG W81.7
LATI N43.7333
LONG W81.7

bullet  Burial Notes:

Event Description: Maitland Cemetery


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1921 Census of Canada: Whenney, age 6, with father William, age 35, and mother Bertha, age 34, 1921. 27 .
Colborne, Huron, Ontario, Canada

Memorial, 2015. 4 Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada
Edythe Ethelwyn (Wyn) Bell was born in West Wawanosh Township to Willi am and Bertha (Manning) Marsh. An only child, she grew up on the famil y farm in Colborne Township east of Carlow and attended SS3 Colborne e lementary school for her early education. Later she attended the Clint on School of Commerce where she earned her secretarial diploma in 1931 . One of her first josbs was working for the local member of the legis lative assembly in Toronto. She returned to help out on the farm and s hortly afterwards Met Melvin Bell. They were married in Goderich on Ju ne 8, 1935. For the remainder of her life, with the exception of a per iod in the late 1930's, she made Goderich her home where she and Mel r aisded their Chidlren, Norman and Nancy. At a time when many women did n't work outside the home, Wyn was secretary to a number of school ins pectors and superintendents for more than 30 years before retiring i n 1979, a year after the death of her husband. She loved to travel an d following her retirement visited numerous countries on five continen ts, some more than once. She was involved in the MacKay Centre for Sen iors, the Hospital Auxiliary, and the WMS at Knox Presbyterian Church . She was known ofr her vitality and enthusiasm for life which she dem onstrated with her daily walks and her involvement in the community. S he was fiercely independent and prided herself on her ability to liv e on her own for as long as she was able. She deeply loved her childre n and their shpouses, her grandchildren and her great-granddaughter. W yn truly will be missed by her family and friends

Grave Marker: Maitland Cemetery. 4 Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada


Edythe married Melvin James Bell on 8 Jun 1935.1008 (Melvin James Bell was born in 1911 4 and died in 1978 4,1008.)

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