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“Deepest sympathies to hear of Bob's passing. My condolences to his family. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Cheryl LeBlanc Aeillo

“My deepest sympathies to Bobby's family. His parents were great friends of my parents and one of the reasons my parents settled in Gwinn from Chicago...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Lynda Strohm Casale

“My condolence's to the Robert Pell family, He was a quiet neighbor who we will miss. Thank you for your service to our country Rob, may god bless...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Pat Jacobosky


Robert “Bob” Michael Pell, 69, of Gwinn, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, August 2, 2017 at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans with his niece at his side and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice. He was born January 24, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, a son of the late Nathan and Martha (Genter) Pell. Robert served in the US Army and was awarded the Purple Heart during his service in the Vietnam War. He was employed for a number of years as a letter carrier with the US Postal Service until his retirement. His interests included bird watching and walks. He enjoyed being home, at his log cabin that he loved so much. Robert is survived by his children, Jennifer (Ross) Peebles of Green Bay, WI and Jason Aeillo of Port Orange, FL; grandchildren, Ammerae, Rowen and Brynne; nephew & niece, Ron Pell of Gwinn and Sue (James) Painter of Willard, MO; great-niece, Mandy (Andrew & Oliver) Brown of Negaunee and his beloved great-niece, Erin (Patrick) Beyer of Harvey and their children, Patrick III and Erika; along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Richard, Thomas and Ronald Pell. A private celebration of his life will be held. The family would like to extend a big, heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff of both Jacobetti and Lake Superior Hospice for all they have done for Robert, especially those that were there providing comfort to both Robert and the family in his final days. Memorial contributions can be made to the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Activity Fund or Lake Superior Hospice. The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com