Newfields - Olga T Shappell, 83, formerly of Newfields, NH and West Trenton, NJ, died January 11, 2013 after a period of failing health at Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Freemont, NH.
Born April 3, 1929 in Trenton, NJ, she was the daughter of John and Helen (Selley) Tresansky. She was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1979.
She graduated from Trenton High School and Trenton State Teachers Collage with a Masters in Education. Olga was a teacher in Colorado, Virginia, and New Jersey, teaching many grades from high school down to 5th grade which she enjoyed the most. She retired from the Hamilton Township School district. She enjoyed playing tennis, long walks along the seacoast and going for rides in the countryside.
She is survived by her son, Robert Shappell of Lee, NH; daughter Cynthia McKelvey and her husband Harry of Keene, NH; 2 grandchildren, Billy and Carly Shaw; 2 brothers, John Tresansky and his wife of Chevey Chase, MD and George Tresansky and his wife of Jefferson, Maryland; and 3 nieces.
Private services at the convenience of the family.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Boys Town would be appreciated.
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