Purcell Family of America

An association to help those trace the Purcell family line


  • Robert Purcell

    Posted: 5 July 2013 at 6:19 p.m.
    Robert Hart Purcell Jr.

    Robert (Bob) Hart Purcell Jr. passed away on June 8th 2013, 86 years young, following an accident.

    He was born February 5th 1927 in El Paso Tx. to Josephine Wyatt Peach & Robert Hart Purcell Sr. Bob spent his early childhood years in El Paso then moved with his family to Denver Co. In his younger years Bob was a good church going member, but he did have a childhood mischievous side most do not know about! Like the time he used sling shots to shoot cherry bombs over the neighbors fence or using his trusty six shooter squirt gun on the unsuspecting car stopped next to his mom's car. As a young teen Bob gave up his squirt gun and became an Acolyte for his church and his strong faith continued until the day he passed.

    Bob became involved with the Boy Scouts of America at a young age and became one of the youngest members to attain the rank of Eagle Scout, he was only 15! This was just the beginning of Bob's incredible drive and strong desire to achieve everything to his absolute best abilities! 

    After graduating from East High School in Denver Colorado at the early age of 17 Bob enlisted in the Army during WWII, where he served 2 years ending as a Technician Fifth Grade at the Fourth Army Headquarters; receiving an Honorable discharge in 1946.

    Bob then moved on to college, graduating from University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in Dec of 1948 followed soon after by his Masters. While at the U of C Bob joined the Acacia Fraternity in Jan 1948 and was elected to the position of Secretary of the Chapter that spring. He became well known throughout the Acacia circuits and was one of the Colorado delegates to the National Conclave at Chicago in the Summer 48.
    Bob was affectionately known as Percy to his brother Acadians', he was a water polo player for his fraternity and was awarded the Honor of the Outstanding Senior Acacias in spring of 1949; he had distinguished himself as a scholar and in service to his Acacia Fraternity. In addition in recognition for his fine scholastic record he was also selected to two honoraries: Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Chi Sigma. But that was not the end of Bob's educational learning. He continued to go to school while working in Richland and obtained another Masters this one in Business from the University of Washington.

    The University of Colorado was also where, while being a Gentleman and escorting a family friend to a girl's basketball game, he laid eyes on his future Sweetheart & Bride, Rosemary. Bob could still remember that exact date and time when he first saw Rosemary! It was so sweet!

    After completing college, Bob re-enlisted with the Army Reserves as an Officer, where he served another 28 years mentoring many young soldiers and once again retired with Honors and the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

    Bob moved to Richland in 1950 with his new bride Rosemary. They had only planned to be here a year or two but the shallow roots they planted took a firm hold in the Tri-City soil and 63 years later they were still a part of their temporary town. They started their new life with Bob working for GE, then transferring to Battelle when they took over. He then helped start up Jersey Nuclear, which soon became known as Exxon Nuclear and once it was up and running they offered him a permanent position, which he gladly accepted; he continued his career in the Safety & Security of the Hanford site until retirement. 

    In their early years Bob kept busy with the Richland Light Opera Company, starting in 1952. As a cast member Bob played a serious Government Official in Lil Abner, Imagine that! But found his niche as a director and producer working on well over 50 productions; the most memorable one being a production of Carousel. Not only was this one of his favorites, but it was an entire family affair! Bob was the producer, Rosemary was working the business & tickets sales, Cynthia was in the cast singing and Rick was working the lights and stage crew. Bob also served as RLOC Business Manager, President of the Board, he ran and coordinated auditions, and he continued to audit the books for RLOC until 2012. He was considered the "Johnny on the spot get it done Guy!" Bob made many lifelong friends through RLOC and so loved his time with everyone in RLOC! 
    He and Rosemary were also early founding members of All Saints Episcopal Church making numerous contributions to help their little beloved church grow from a small little chapel to the beautiful church it is today.

    Once their children Cynthia & Rick were born Bob did not slow down he just continued to add more to his ever growing plate! 
    When Cynthia became a competitive speed skater; Bob, knowing nothing of the sport, threw himself into learning everything he could. So much so, he became a well known and respected judge at the State, Regional and National levels. I do believe they were happier to see Bob at the skating meets than they were to see his daughter compete.

    When Rick was old enough to join Boy Scouts Bob eagerly jumped back in as a Webelo Leader, helping Rick and many others through the ranks to achieve their Eagle. Once his son was through Scouts; Bob so Loved the Scouting organization that he decided his next calling was to stay and help other young boys achieve their rank of Eagle. He reviewed and processed hundreds of Eagle Scout applications and became a driving force for the Blue Mountain Council. He continued his own advancements in Scouting at the Scouting Leadership level and was awarded the Order of the Arrow's Vigil Honor. 
    Bob became the District Commissioner for the Blue Mountain Council in 1978 then became Council Commissioner 1983 continuing until 1999. While serving at the Council level, Bob also served as a member of the Western Regional Executive Board from 1995 to 2005. During all this time Bob also served on Wood Badge Staffs, Commissioner College Staffs and the National Jamboree Staff, attending 2 National Jamborees where he was director of the Action Center Archery Range in 1989 and Western Region Administrative Assistant in 1993.Bob also represented the Western Region Board as a member of the Philmont Scout Ranch annual appraisal team and served Area 1 as a member of the camp appraisal team that evaluated the facilities and programs at cub Scout & Boy Scout camps. Bob was such an influential part of the Scouting world that he was recognized for his work in International Scouting by the International Division of the BSA with the "International Scouter's Award"; by the National Eagle Scout Association as a "Distinguished Eagle Scout"; by the Blue Mountain Council with the "Silver Beaver Award" in 1982 and by the Western Region of the BSA with the "Silver Antelope" in 2005, being only the fifth Scouter in his council's history to receive this honor. These last awards are two of the highest awards ever given to adult Scouting leaders; he was so very honored by these awards and grateful to all his friends and family who supported him in Scouting. Bob & Rosemary were Preeminent Benefactors of the Council and the Council's endowment fund; they are members of the 1910 Society, the Founder's Circle, The Heritage Society and were the first "James C West Fellows" within the Council. 
    On October 26, 1996 in tribute to all they have done; The Blue Mountain Council Dedicated "Purcell Park" and proclaimed October 26th to be Bob & Rosemary Purcell Day in the Blue Mountain Council!
    Bob continued his service to the Boy Scouts until just 6 months ago, in December of 2012; Bob hung up his Boy Scout Neckerchief, retiring after 38 years of service!

    Bob's Love for family didn't stop with his own children, his door and home were always open and his family hosted many exchange students from different countries, some for a few weeks, some for a year.
    He had a tremendous giving heart!

    One of Bob's more recent passions was in Genealogy. With the knowledge that his grandfather was one of 13 children Bob set out to find all of his long lost cousins in the Purcell Family Tree, and he did! Bob became such an avid genealogist he located relatives all across the Country and traced his ancestry clear back to Westminster Abby in London England, where he took his family to see the grave of the great English Composer and Great Uncle, Henry Purcell. Unfortunately it was during the 1982 Hyde Park bombings; but we made it through with another great story to tell. Bob spent many a vacation scouring cemeteries all over the United States finding grave markers and buying others for those whom were missing. Bob became incredibly active in the Purcell Family of America Genealogy Society and joined the board of PF of A by holding the positions of Secretary & Treasurer simultaneously. Bob attended and helped plan several of the Purcell Family Reunions held all around the country. In 2000 Bob became the Editor for the PFA quarterly journal for six years. The PFA Journal is one of the longest running Genealogy journals in U.S. History and he was very proud to be a contributing part of it.

    Bob had many other interests he loved old trains, was a CB radio enthusiast in the 80's, boating with his children when they were young and camping on the Snake River. He was an avid bridge player; he and Rosemary had monthly bridge games with the same 6 couples for over 30 years and they were also part of the couple's bridge group at Meadow Springs Country Club, where he was a member; he was also an accomplished pianist & loved playing the organ too.

    All we can say was when ever Dad did something he gave it 210% He was quite the over achiever!!
    Bob will be forever known as a kind, caring, giving man who Loved his family, friends and life to the fullest!

    Bob leaves behind his beloved wife Rosemary; Daughter Cynthia; Son Richard (Jennifer) Grandchildren: Amanda, Jason, Marcus, Codie, Alina & Olivia & Greatgrand's; Phoenix & Daphne; along with Cousins, Nieces and Nephews, who all Love him dearly and miss him deeply!!

    Memorial Service & Celebration of Life will be held at Einan's Sunset Memorial Events Center on Friday June 28th, 2013 at 2:00pm

    Donations can be made in his name to the Boy Scouts of America Blue Mountain Council or All Saints Episcopal Church Richland Wa.
    Obituary provided by Einan's Funeral Home,  http://www.einansfuneralhome.com/_mgxroot/page_10851.php 
  • Death Notices

    Posted: 12 February 2011 at 3:06 p.m.


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    Shelby Blair Purcell


    Jean Long Purcell, 98, of Orange, died at Dogwood Village of Orange County on Wednesday, February 16, 2011.

    Ms. Purcell was retired Chief of the Richmond Times Dispatch Orange Bureau and previously served as a correspondent to the Richmond News Leader, The Charlottesville Daily Progress, and several radio and television stations.

    Ms. Purcell was born on February 3, 1913, in Richmond. She was married to the late Henry H. Purcell.
    Ms. Purcell is survived by two sons, H. Harwood Purcell and his wife, Frances, and Thomas M. Purcell and his wife, Catherine, all of Orange; five grandchildren, Ned and Clayton Purcell of Orange, Courtenay Palaski of Los Angeles, Sara Perine of Philadelphia and Margaret Purcell of Nashville. Three great grandchildren also survive.


    Dawn Marie Metten - 42 Middletown, NJ passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at her home, with her family at her side. She was born Dawn Marie Mulligan on Oct. 9, 1968 in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she grew up. In 1995, she moved to Fords with her family, and in 2007 settled in Middletown.

    Dawn is survived by her devoted and beloved husband of 18 years, Bernard C. Metten; her loving children, Daniel E. and Katelyn M. Metten; and her dear mother, Deborah Purcell.


    Robert Edward “Bob” Connolly of Greenland, NH died peacefully, Saturday, Feb, 12, 2011 at home surrounded by his wife and daughters. He was born October 19, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Thomas J. Connolly and Sarah Purcell Connolly.

    He is survived by his wife of 29 years, DeLyn of Greenland, the love of his life; two daughters, MaryAnn Fenton and her husband David and Heather Nelson and husband Vincent of New Jersey; brothers Joseph and John Connolly; sisters Betty Bianco and Sarah Croson.


    Marjorie Williams Purcell  89, of Newark, DE b.Winston-Salem, NC Oct 15, 1921, d. Feb 15, 2011. Marjorie was the daughter of the late Coy R. and Maisie Bomberger Williams. She is survived by a daughter, Leslie Anne Purcell of Ventura, CA and two sons, Jeffrey W. Purcell and wife Karen of Cambridge, MA, and Coy W. Purcell and wife Nancy of Narberth, PA.She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Ralph E. Purcell who died in 1994 and her brother Eugene B. Williams.


    Sharon Ann MacDiarmid 61, of Halifax passed away February 12, 2011 at the QE II Victoria General with friends at her side. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Eva Purcell. Sharon was a graduate of the Convent of the Sacred Heart. She graduated from Saint Mary's University with her BA (1971) and BEd (1972). She taught for 8 years in elementary schools in Halifax. She then went on to begin her 24 year career at the Sacred Heart School of Halifax, as the beloved librarian. Sharon is survived her son Colin MacDiarmid, of Halifax and close friend Densie Gaudet.


    Anna Mae Purcell, 97, of Ingleside, Texas, formerly of Peoria, IL died Dec. 15, 2010.

    Anna Mae was born Aug. 2, 1913, to Edward and A. Edith (nee Marston) Schwartz. She married Carl R. Purcell on Oct. 27, 1934. He preceded her in death on March 26, 1996.

    Surviving are a sister, Velma Persich of Chillicothe, IL; daughter, Ann “Áine” Mac Sithigh of Rolla, Mo.; son, Carl “Scoop” Purcell of Ingleside, Tx. She was buried beside her beloved Carl in Chillicothe City Cemetery.


    John Harold Bridges, 73, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. He was a native of Gloucester and had been a resident of Smithfield for the last 23 years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Purcell Reeves; father, Henry Alvin Bridges; and brother, William A. Bridges.Survivors include his wife of more than 30 years, Carole Kaiser Bridges; children, Diane Clark Stockton of Calif., Steven P. Clark (Susan) of Newport News, Robert D. Clark (Kristen) of Hampton, Patricia Clark Shoaf of Morgantown, W.Va., David K. Bridges (Joanne) of Newport News and Sean C. Bridges (Beth) of Suffolk; sisters, Elizabeth A. Robbins of Hayes and Ada Marie Lughart (Dick) of Deltaville; brother, Vernon L. Bridges (Stella) of Florence, Ariz.


    Mary Jane Purcell, 94, a long-time resident of Lost Tree Village, died on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at her home in North Palm Beach. Jane was born on July 24, 1915 in St. Louis, MO. She attended Miami University in Oxford, OH, where she met her husband, Henry W. Purcell. Mr. Purcell died in 1997, after 60 years of marriage.


    John William Purcell. James City County, VA
    b. 1913 Gloucester County, VA.  d. Febraury 4, 2011 Newport News, VA. Age 97.

    Oldest of six children of Olive R. and Irving W. Purcell.
    Preceded in death by:
    wife Elizabeth Lindsey Purcell
    daughter Ruth Arlene Purcell
    brother Woodrow Purcell
    brother Homer Purcell
    sister Eloise M. Purcell
    sister Edith P. Newman
    Survived by:
    sister Grace Purcell West
    daughter Shirley Howard (Robert) of Williamsburg, VA
    daughterJanet Hamm (George) of Seaford, VA


    Cleo Purcell Horne, 93, of Tucker, KY, died February 1, 2011.  Born October 15, 1917 in Wayne County, daughter of Warner and Mollie Dent Purcell, she was preceded in death by husband Elmer Horne, six brothers and two sisters.  She is survived by daughters Lana (Thomas) Drenon and Gail (Pat) Aldridge; son Glen (Dana) Horne. She is survived by her son, Grant Purcell and his wife, Nancy.


    Charles R. Purcell, of Sturgis, MI died February 2, 2011 in Elkhart, IN.  Born July 30, 1953 in Sturgis, son of the late Charles E. and Marilyn Jane (Bronstetter) Purcell, he is survived by daughter Jeanie (Kevin) Seifert; sons Travis (Crystal) Smith and Charles R. (Shannon) Purcell; uncle Don Croy.  (Sturgis Journal, February 5, 2011)


    Edward E. Purcell, Jr, 87 of Vienna, VA, died January 3, 2011.  Born January 29, 1924, he is survived by wife Anne; children Edward E. Purcell III, Dr. Rita (Larry) Purcell-Robertson, Anne P. (John) Clark, Patrick J. (Janita) Purcell, Daniel F. (Jennifer) Purcell, Sr., and Michael E. (Peggy) Purcell; sister Margaret Greenwell; brother Robert C. Purcell.  (Fredericksburg.com, January 9, 2011)


    Edward L. Purcell, 38 of Greenwood, IN, died January 7, 2011.  He is survived by parents Dennis and Dee Lindswy; sons Nathan E. and Edward L. Purcell II; daughter Brianna M. Purcell.  (Daily Journal, January 11, 2011)


    Eugene N. Purcell, 79 of Yeagertown, PA, died January 4, 2011.  Born April 12, 1931, he was son of the late Alfred I. and Helen (McKinley) Purcell.  He was predeceased by wife Joan D. (Haywood) Purcell and is survived by daughters Teresa Tate, Ann (Barry) Clark; sons Mark (Ann) Purcell and Neil a. Purcell; brother Gerald (Dolly) Purcell; sisters Peggy Goss and Linda (John) Price.


    Gene Purcell, 75 of Canadian, TX, died January 16, 2011.  Born January 31, 1935, son of the late Elize Mac and Violet Purcell, he was preceded in death by wife Bobbie Walser Purcell and a brother.  He is survived by sons, Mac (Gaye Purcell, Don (Doreen) Purcell, Bill (Darlene) Purcell, and Ed (Jean) Purcell; daughters Becky (J.J.) Jones and Sherry (Paul Thomas; sister Vonda (Pee Wee) Boughan.  (Amarillo Globe-News, January 17, 2011)


    Dr. Geraldine M. Purcell, 85 of Rochester Hills, MI, died January 1, 2011.  (The Oakland Press, January 4, 2011)


    Jim H. Purcell, 85 of Atlanta and College Park, died December 22, 2010.  He was predeceased by wife Lucy and daughter Gloria Purcell.  He is survived by son Jimmy (Diane) Purcell.  He was a Broze Star veteran of WWII.  (Atlanta Journal-Constittution, December 26, 2010)


    Kenneth E. Purcell, of Quincy MA, died December 12, 2010.  son of the late Alexander K. and Jane (Lynch) Purcell, he is survived by brother Robert J. (Janet) Purcell and sister Ellen (Joseph) Klink.  (The Patriot Ledger December 15, 2010)


    William E. Purcell, 74, of Stroud Township, PA, died December 23, 2010 in Allentown.  Son of William R. and Kathleen (Byrnes) Purcell, he is survived by wife Noreen (Townsend) Purcell; daughters Michelle Purcell, Karen York, and Rose Marie Brophy; siblings Kathleen (George) Lutz) and Robert Purcell.  He was predeceased by sister Irene Novak.  He was a career Army veteran.  (Pocono Record, December 27, 2010)





  • Purcell, John William

    Posted: 12 February 2011 at 12:52 p.m.

    Purcell, John WilliamJohn William Purcell, 97, of James City County died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at the Gardens of Warwick Forest in New­port News after a short illness, with his family by his side.

    He was born in Glouces­ter County, the oldest of six children of Olive R. and Irving W. Purcell. Mr. Purcell lived most of his years in James City County. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living member of Lebanon Christian Church in Lee Hall.

    He started his work career at 12 years of age, working on the farm of Coleman Curtis in James City County. He retired in 1979 as the plant manager for D.C. Curtis Inc., located on Water Street in Yorktown, after working for the Curtis Family for 53 years.

    His most important job, however, that of a loving father, will forever be cherished by his daughters, Shirley and Janet.

    Mr. Purcell is survived by his daughters, Shirley Howard (Robert) of Williamsburg and Janet Hamm (George) of Seaford; grand­daughters, Jane Howard of Charlottesville, Theresa Robertson of Richmond, Kelly Harriss of Williamsburg, CW2 Jennifer Hamm of Seaford, and Julie Harris of Dandy; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grand­children; and his sister, Grace Purcell West.

    He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Lindsey Purcell; his daughter, Ruth Arlene Purcell; his great-granddaughter, Stella Paige Harriss; his brothers, Woodrow and Homer Purcell; and his sisters, Eloise M. Purcell and Edith P. Newman.

    A celebration of his life was held on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Lebanon Christian Church in Newport News. Burial was private in Peninsula Memorial Park.

    Memorial donations may be made to Riverside Hospice, 12420 Warwick Boulevard, Suite 6E, Newport News VA 23606; or the Building Fund, Lebanon Christian Church, 409 Yorktown Rd., Newport News VA 23603. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

  • John C Purcell

    Posted: 6 May 2010 at 10:25 p.m.

    John C Purcell at GMJOHN (JACK) C. PURCELL (93) died Sunday, March 21, 2010 after a long battle with
    Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Billings, Montana, February 20, 1917. He was predeceased by his parents Edith Reynolds Purcell and Thomas Elmore Purcell, and a brother Thomas A. Purcell and a sister Bonnie Purcell Simon. He was also predeceased by his son William C. Purcell.

    Mr. Purcell was a graduate of General Motors Institute, class of 1938, earning a degree in automotive service engineering. He had a career with General Motors for 43 years, retiring in 1977. He was a World War ll Veteran, serving as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was a racing sailor on the Great Lakes and raced his 35 foot Bristol sailboat in many long distance races on the lakes. He was an emeritus member of Crescent Sail Yacht Club, Grosse Pointe, Michigan. In 1979 he was elected to the Hall of Fame of the Detroit River Yachting Association. He was a member of the Great Lakes Sailing Club and charted some wilderness waters in the Great Lakes and Canada.

    In retirement he pursued other interests and participated in three EarthWatch expeditions. Two of these were watching whales in Hawaii and the San Juan Islands in the Pacific. The third expedition was surveying Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park. He celebrated his 75th birthday with a trans-Atlantic passage on a five-masted schooner and for his 80th birthday he celebrated with a hot air balloon ride. He moved from Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan in late 1982 to Hilton Head Island, SC.. There he was president of the Civic Club and the Plantation Homeowner’s Association. He also organized a General Motors Retiree group on the island and a chapter of the United States Power Squadron. In November 1990 he moved to the newly established continuing care community of Fleet Landing in Atlantic Beach, FL. He used his many leadership skills and organizing talents there to organize club and was elected to the first Residents’ Council. He was a member of Rotary, the Beaches Model Railroad club, and Community Presbyterian Church. Survivors are his wife, Cecile Montgomery Purcell, and children: Robert A (Christina) Purcell, Sherry Purcell Kisser, and Bradford A. (Katherine) Purcell. Also, three nephews: Thomas (Crystal) Purcell, Richard A. Purcell, and Joe Frank (Francine) Purcell. He had 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. The Memorial Service [was held] Friday, April 9, at 2 PM at Community Presbyterian Church, 150 Sherry Drive, Atlantic Beach, FL.. Mr. Purcell’s ashes are inhumed in the Memorial Garden at Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. The family suggests that memorial gifts in his name be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.

    Photo of John Purcell as General Motors executive, about age 60

  • Nicholas Dereta

    Posted: 23 February 2010 at 9:50 p.m.
    Nicholas Dereta Photo1927-2010

    LAYTON — Our beloved husband and father, Nicholas Dereta, left us today, February 13, 2010. He was born November 29, 1927, in Midland, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Milovan (Mike) Dereta and Bertha Cimesa Dereta.

    He attended schools in Midland until his junior year of high school when he left to join the U. S. Navy at the end of World War II. When the war ended he returned to high school and graduated. He left Midland to go to California and attended Fresno State University working his way through to a degree in Criminology. Upon graduation he was employed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms (ATF) in Seattle, Washington. In 1966 he was recruited by the Agency for International Development (USAID) and spent two years in South Vietnam following which he returned to ATF Los Angeles. Then a series of transfers brought him to Salt Lake City in 1977 where he retired from Government service in 1985. He then served 10 years in the security department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints which was a position he loved. He retired a second time in 1995 to serve a mission in London, England, which was the joy of his life. He spent five years in Port St. Lucie, Florida with his son Seth and family, following which the family finally settled in Layton, Utah, where they have been for the past three years.

    He loved his family, his church, and his country and had a firm and abiding testimony of his Savior the Lord Jesus Christ. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Aloa, his sons, Nicholas, Duffy (Cecilia), and Seth (Leora); daughters, Marie (David) Harrington, Cherie (Rodger) Ushio, Tracy (Kelly) Perkins, Jaime Christensen, and Lauren Dereta; 27 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two grandsons, Cobin Christensen and Michael Dereta; sister Mildred, and brother Peter.

    In the passing of Nick, a man has gone from our midst whose character was probably as angelical as that of any person ever on the earth. He was of a sweet disposition and possessed a character such as to draw unto him friends in every walk of life. He knew no jealousy, was unpretentious, unassuming and humble, and his character and life were totally transparent.

    Funeral services were held Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Layton Sand Springs LDS Ward, 150 N. 3200 W. Friends and family called Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Rd., and Thursday from 9:30- 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery.
  • Henry Ford Purcell Obituary

    Posted: 4 January 2009 at 9:47 p.m.

    The following is the obituary for Henry Ford Purcell, died December 12 2008.

    Henry Ford Purcell Obituary