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Mary Ellen Schnovel

February 1, 1926 — May 11, 2020

Mary Ellen (O'Neill) Schnovel, 94, wife of the late Donald R. Schnovel and Francis Donnelly of Phoenixville, PA died on Monday, May 11, 2020 in Parkhouse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born on February 1, 1926 in West Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Maegher) O'Neill.

She was a Bookkeeper at Richard T. Byrnes Company in West Chester, PA for 22 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Ellen, wife of Ronald Williams,

2 granddaughters, Stephanie Strope and fiance Cecil Nelson and Noelle, wife of Steven Diehl.

Mary was able to enjoy watching her Great-grandson, Jeremiah Diehl, grow up, and doted on her

beloved dogs Pommie, Kiki, and Carmen.

She was preceded in death by daughter, Frances Patricia Donnelly-Mild, and 2 sisters, Catherine Guillo and Agnes Whitenite.

A Memorial Service and burial will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1010 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.

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