Ella H. Quintrell passed away peacefully on February 14, 2018. Born on October 3, 1927, she was the daughter of Frank and Dorothy Hornickel. A graduate of Hathaway Brown School and Smith College, she was a life trustee of Hathaway Brown School, served in leadership capacities for Smith College, the Benjamin Rose Institute, and the Garden Club of Cleveland among others. Along with her love of family and friends, she was engaged in numerous civic activities and was a passionate gardener, reader, bridge player and golfer.
She is the beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Quintrell, and the mother of Lute Quintrell of Cleveland Heights, Margie Madding of Atherton, California, Josie Quintrell of Harpswell, Maine, and Edith Quintrell of Washington, D.C. She was fortunate to know and cherish her eight grandchildren.
At her request, interment will be private. A Reception in her honor is scheduled on Saturday, April 14 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at South Franklin Circle (in the Chautauqua Room) at 16575 S. Franklin Street, Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to Hathaway Brown School,
19600 North Park Blvd., Shaker Hts., OH 44122 and Smith College, 7 College Lane, Northampton, MA 01063.