NORTH ATTLEBORO – Nortell Francis Musil, 83, of 64 Columbia Street, passed away on Friday July 8, 2016 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Schricker) Musil for over 60 years, one day shy of their 61st anniversary.
Born on December 6, 1932 in Kewaunee, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Frank and Emmaline (Schleis) Musil.
Nortell graduated from Kewaunee High School in Wisconsin in 1950 and shortly after joined the United States Navy serving from 1951-1954.
He lived in North Attleboro and worked for Microwave Specialties Inc. for over 30 years in Plainville until his retirement.
Nortell enjoyed carpentry, traveling, gardening and especially being with his grandchildren and going out to eat with his family. He also enjoyed country music, Polkas and was an avid Patriots and Greenbay Packers fan.
In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by his five loving daughters: Sharon LaVine and Gary Gallant of W. Paris Maine; Brenda Brodeur of Pawtucket, RI; Michelle Musil of North Attleboro; Joanne and her husband Luke Benoit and Gail and her husband Michael Keel of North Attleboro. One surviving sister; Franny Schmidt of Sheyboygan, WI. Four cherished grandchildren: Joshua, Torrey and Danielle LaVine and Benjamin Benoit. Two adored great-grandchildren Meyer and Penn LaVine.
Nortell was also the brother of the late Ivy Bucholtz, Gloria Geier and Emily Kempers.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 10am-12pm at the Sperry & McHoul Funeral 15 Grove St. North Attleboro. A funeral home service will promptly commence at 12pm at Sperry & McHoul funeral home at the conclusion of visitation. Burial with U.S. Navy honors will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Towne St. Attleboro Falls.
To sign an online guestbook for Nortell, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home 15 Grove St. North Attleboro.