John "Roy" Burrell Feb 17, 1944 - Nov 09, 2017
John “Roy” Royden Burrell, age 73, passed away November 9, 2017 at Crozer Chester Medical Center. He was born and raised in Chester, PA, where he attended St. James High School. John has resided in Aston for the past 45 years. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. John was a manager with the Esschem Co., where he retired from after 30 years. He was a member and past commander of the American Legion Post 926. John was president, and a coach, of the Aston Valley Baseball League. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. John was an avid Phillies fan.
He was the son of the late Norman and Elizabeth (Lynam) Burrell and brother of the late Norman C. Burrell.
SURVIVORS: loving wife of 50 years: Beatrice M. (Cubler) Burrell; children: Kerrie (Chris), John Jr. (Michele), David (Joanne), and Adrienne (Rich) Burrell; siblings: Dorothy (Jack) Houpt and Anna Mae Stanolis; also survived by 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
VISITATION: Tuesday from 10:00 - 11:45 am at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home, 5980 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA. FUNERAL SERVICE: Tuesday at 12:00 pm at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home. BURIAL: Mount Hope Cemetery, Aston. In Lieu of Flowers: Donations may be made to the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter at www.alsphiladelphia.org. Condolences: www.nolanfidale.com.
Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home
Begins: Nov 14, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm5980 Chichester Ave
Aston, PA 19014
Mount Hope Cemetery
Nov 14, 2017 1:00pm - 1:15pm4020 Concord Rd
Aston, PA 19014
Michelle Ritchie says:Submitted on: Nov 11, 2017
Burrell Family - I’m so very sorry for your loss. I’ve always loved seeing Mr. Burrell. He’s always been smiling and so welcoming. Thinking of you all.
The Parkinson’s says:Submitted on: Nov 11, 2017
Thinking of you all. Sorry for your loss.
C. Ford says:Submitted on: Nov 11, 2017
My condolences to the family of Mr. Burrell May the God of comfort grant you peace and the hope, of one day soon being reunited with your loved one. ( John 5:28,29)