Mt. Dora, FL. - L. Eileen Sell, 74, loving wife of John Sell of Dana Court, passed away Jan. 15 after a brief illness. She was born in New Brunswick, Canada April 16, 1931, a daughter of the late Laurence H. and Phoebe Graham Batchelder and has resided in Meriden, CT, Wallingford, CT and Mt. Dora, FL. Prior to her retirement she was employed as a Manager of Consumer Affairs at Heublin Inc. of Farmington, CT. In addition to her husband she is survived by 2 stepdaughters, Heidi (Sell) Buatti of Rocky Hill, CT, Melody Sell of PA, a stepson, Chris Sell of Bethel, CT, a brother, Laurence H. Batchelder of Meriden, CT, four loving nieces, Brenda Carmody of Jacksonville, FL, Robyn Pitarressi of Clearwater, FL, Jodi Yamashita of Wallingford, CT, and Debra Bard of Southington, CT, a nephew, Darrell Theriault, Jr. of Bristol, CT, and 2 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Lloyd P. Hall, a sister, Dorcas H. Theriault and a nephew Edmund Theriault. Memorial Service Sat., Jan. 28, 2006 at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church, 460 Broad St., Meriden. Interment in Walnut Grove Cemetery at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers contributions in Eileen's memory may be sent to the First Baptist Church, 460 Broad St. Meriden, CT 06450. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT-FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave, Meriden, CT.

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  1. Auntie Eileen was truly a warm and loving person she will be missed by all she always seemed to bring a smile to everyones face. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Eileen was a wonderful person and I was so lucky to have met her through Debi. All my love and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May you find comfort and peace in family and friends that love you.

  3. I had the honor and privilige of working with Eileen for about 20 years. Eileen was one of the few people who had only goodness in her soul. If there is a heaven, that is where she is. John I was so pleased Eileen met you. She just seemed to beam with happiness after meeting you. You gave her experiences she wouldn’t have otherwise, i.e. traveling, a companion to winter in Florida, etc.

  4. I would like to express my condolances to the husband and family of Eileen. I am the Treasurer of the Lake Sumter Computer Society and although I did not know her well she was an asset to the Society. We will miss her.

  5. John, as you know, we all loved Eileen very much. We will miss her greatly.She was a precious loving and gracious lady, and was loved by all who knew her. She will be missed by all of us. We love you too John, and want you to know that we are here for you, and let us know if we can help you in anyway, just give us a call. Love and prayers. Dorothy & Harlan Fisher

  6. John, It was with a saddened surprise that we learned of the death of Eileen. We know that it is always a terrible shock when someone so close to you passes away. Eileen was loved by many and will be missed by all. We wish to express our heartfelt sympathy and the hope that the kind words of your family and friends will make this difficult time a bit easier to bear.

  7. John, We are all so very sorry for your loss. Your wife and our Aunt was such a wonderful human, and always there for our family, as you have been also. Auntie Eileen was great lady, and we miss her dearly..I will always remember the ways that you treated our Aunt and made her smile. You are a true gentleman John. We also wish to let you know that you are always welcome to be with us for your favorite meal….just a ride….or some computer discussions.

  8. John, Words can never say how much we loved her, or how much we will miss her. She was much more than just an Aunt. We will miss her friendship, her love, and all the laughter she brought into our lives. She meant the world to me. We love you too, and want you to know that we are keeping you in our prayers. We are here for you. God Bless. Love, Brenda and Family

  9. Mr. Sell: I was saddened last Sunday to learn of the passing of your lovely wife Eileen. We met on our trip to the Holy Land in 1994, and kept in touch occasionally, but not recently, regretfully, I had been meaning to write her at Christmas. I was happy to learn of yours and Eileen’s marriage and of your travels. May those memories and of your time together give solace and may you feel His presence with you in the days ahead. With sympathy, Ellie Lyman

  10. My sincere condolences to you John. Although Eileen and I were cousins, we didn’t get to know each other as well as we could have. My wife and I only have fond memories of her. Sincerely, Bruce and Donna Batchelder

  11. On behalf of the 130 members of the Lake-Sumter Computer Society, I wish to express condolence on the passing of one of our valued members. To the family of Eileen we express our sympathy. And to John we want you to know that we are here whenever you need us. Thomas J. Thiel, President

  12. Uncle John we are so sorry for the loss of your Wife and Our Loving Aunt Eileen. Please know you are close to our hearts and in our prayers. She is one lady that has left so many wonderful memories with so many. We have many to keep close to our hearts. .Auntie Leen. as the kids always called her will be missed very much. We love you Uncle John and thank you for making our Aunt Eileen so very happy. Pete and Tyler send their extra special hugs your way. XOXO

  13. We met Eileen through her niece Deborah and she was such a wonderful person. Our best to the family.

  14. Still missing you Aunt Eileen. It would be so good to just spend an hour or two with you, laughing and catching up. You were like a Mom to me, but then…you knew that. Hope you are finding love and peace, wherever heaven is.

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