Alwyn B. Colwell, 95, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at her residence. Since moving from Canada, she had made her home with her daughter, Marie, in Selbyville. She was a member of St. Martin’s In-The-Field Episcopal Church, the Ocean City Senior Center, Daughters of the British Empires and The Very Important Persons Senior Support Group. She will be lovingly remembered by the Terrill family, Trevor Abbott and many other friends.
Colwell was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Emily (Pout) Brown; and her husband, Grenville Colwell. She is survived by one daughter, Marie C. Whear and her husband, David; a sister, Marie Thompson, of Manchester, England; two grandchildren, Michael Whear and his wife, Gail, and Pamela Whear; three great-grandchildren, Julene Williamson and her husband, Mark, Jillian Gamble and Adam Whear; and one great-great-grandchild, Baylie Williamson.
A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Episcopal Church Women, St. Martin’s In-The-Field Episcopal Church, PO Box 697, Selbyville, DE 19975; or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.