Arthur Elwell

Obituary of Arthur W. Elwell

Arthur W. “Ozzie” Elwell, 89 of Venice passed away at his home on September 25, 2006. He was born April 28, 1917 in Norwood, Massachusetts. He moved to Venice in 1980 from Gaithersburg, Maryland. Mr. Elwell was an instructor at the Wentworth Institute in Boston and then became an instructor at Oklahoma State University the aviation maintenance program from 1954 thru 1959. He later continued his career as an instructor with the FAA as an aviation technical inspector in Washington, DC and Norman, Oklahoma. Mr. Elwell is survived by his wife Marie of 33 years. Two daughters, Marlene Gibson of El Reno, Oklahoma and Nancy Smith of Cookson, Oklahoma., one sister, Dorothy Powers of East Walpole, Massachusetts, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2006 at 11:00 am at the Farley Funeral Home, Venice chapel. Burial of Mr. Elwell’s cremated remains will be buried at a later date at the Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington DC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, south Sarasota/ Desoto unit, 2801 Fruitville Road, Suite 250, Sarasota, Fl. 34237. Friends may visit anytime online at to sign guest register book and extend condolences to the family.
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