- [S318] Unknown author, Obituary, http://www.freitagfuneralhome.com/obit_search.asp?ID=2142 on 28 Dec 2010
Lura Jane Elwell (nee Beal)
Lifelong Area Resident
Lura Jane Elwell (nee Beal), 91, of Hopewell Township and a longtime resident of Greenwich died early Wednesday morning December 22, 2010 at The Cumberland Manor while under the care of hospice.
She was the widow of Edward Lloyd Elwell, who died in 1998. Born in Sayres Neck, she was the daughter to the late Frank and Bessie (nee Simpkins) Beal. She was raised in Fairton and after her marriage lived in Greenwich for 60 years before entering “The Manor” five years ago.
Mrs. Elwell was a homemaker for most of her life and also worked in food preparation for the Hancock family when the Bait Box Restaurant opened at Hancock’s Harbor in Greenwich. She later worked for the Greenwich School District as a school bus driver and before retiring was employed again in food preparation at Stow Creek Township School.
She had been an active member of the Greenwich Baptist Church since 1944. She was also a member of the Cumberland County Board of Elections and served in Greenwich Township.
Her interests included antiques, arts and crafts and gardening.
Mrs. Elwell is survived by two sons, Edward Charles Elwell (Lillian) of Stow Creek Twp. and Richard E. Elwell Sr. (Sharleen) of Greenwich, one daughter, Joycemarie Burns of Shiloh, eight grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the Freitag Funeral Home, 137 W. Commerce St., Bridgeton on Wednesday afternoon December 29th at 2 o’clock where friends will be received from 1 until 2.
The burial will take place in the family cemetery lot at Overlook Cemetery in Bridgeton.
Memorial contributions are suggested in Mrs. Elwell’s memory to the Cumberland Manor Activities Fund, 154 Sunny Slope Drive, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 or to SJ Health Care – HospiceCare, PO Box 160, Bridgeton, NJ 08302.
F, b. circa 1848
M, b. 20 February 1906
M, b. 13 August 1845, d. 16 October 1864
|Birth*||13 August 1845||Levi Elwell was born on 13 August 1845 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 |
|He was the son of Daniel Brooks Elwell and Rhoda Dare.1 |
|Death*||16 October 1864||Levi Elwell died on 16 October 1864 at Bridgeton, Cumberland Co., New Jersey, at age 19.1 |
F, b. circa 1853
M, b. circa 1855
F, b. circa 1850
Lucy Ann Elwell1
F, b. circa 1806, d. 18 November 1855
|Birth*||circa 1806||Lucy Ann Elwell was born circa 1806 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 |
|She was the daughter of Isaac Elwell and Sarah Wood.1 |
|Marriage*||circa 1829||Lucy Ann Elwell married Gamaliel Padgett circa 1829 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 |
|Marriage||circa 1830||Lucy Ann Elwell married David Johnson circa 1830 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 |
|Death*||18 November 1855||Lucy Ann Elwell died on 18 November 1855 at Cumberland Co., New Jersey.1 |
|Married Name||Her married name was Johnson.1 |
|Married Name||Her married name was Padgett.1 |
F, b. 1765, d. 25 June 1841
Mabel Cecelia Elwell1
F, b. 18 December 1895
F, b. circa 1854
M, b. circa 1784
|Death*||Mahlon Elwell died at Stow Creek, Cumberland Co., New Jersey.2,1 |
|Birth*||circa 1784||He was born circa 1784 at Pilesgrove Twp., Salem, New Jersey.2,1 |
|He was the son of Jacob Elwell and Martha Cook.1 |
F, b. 25 March 1801, d. 5 December 1865
|Birth*||25 March 1801||Margaret Elwell was born on 25 March 1801.1 |
|She was the daughter of Joel Elwell and Elizabeth Hutton.1 |
|Death*||5 December 1865||Margaret Elwell died on 5 December 1865 at age 64.1 |
Margaret H. Elwell1
F, b. 1863