1950 - 2017
Phillip Oscar Abell, beloved father of Sheldon Abell and Matthew Rauhala, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 66 years.
The Funeral Service was held at Knox United Church, 4929 - 50 Avenue, Taber on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. Burial followed at the Taber Memorial Garden.
Phil is survived by his sons Sheldon (Kassey) Abell of Grande Prairie and their children Allee, Megan and Daylin; Matthew Rauhala of Lethbridge; sisters Florence Smith of Taber, Carol (Don) McLean of Fort Macleod and Esther (Don) Hoerle of Innisfail and their families; brother Ronald (Corrie) Abell of Taber and their family; sister-in-law Correen Abell of Taber and her family.
He was predeceased by his parents Caroline Bernice and Walter Abell; brother Maurice Abell; grandparents Addie and Oscar Cradduck; brother-in-law Hugh Smith and nephew Vaughn Smith.
Phil enjoyed the outdoors and especially enjoyed time with his dog Sadie. He had a passion for baseball, spending his time behind the plate watching those corners. Everyone that knew Phil will miss him dearly.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Phil’s name may be made directly to Town of Taber (please indicate for Taber Animal Shelter), A - 4900 - 50 Street, Taber, Alberta T1G 1T1 or to Taber Minor Baseball, c/o 5326 - 39 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 1B9.