Harold Bell

Obituary of Harold O. Bell

Smethport- Harold O. Bell, III, 63, of Smethport, formerly of Tyngsborough, MA, died Tuesday (July 7, 2009) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford.He was born Nov 4, 1945 in Russellville, Alabama, a son of Harold O. and E. Christine Waldrep Bell, Jr. On Oct. 7, 1967 in the First United Baptist Church, Lowell, MA, he married Joyce E. Singleton, who survives.Mr. Bell was a 1964 graduate of Lowell High School and was an Equipment Installer, employed by New England Telephone, for 32 years, before retiring in 1995.He was Captain of the Smethport Fire Police, devoted member of the Smethport Fire Department, was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Pentucket Masonic Lodge of Lowell, MA, the Aleppo Shriners of Wilmington, MA, Past Patron of Puritan Chapter #54 Order of the Eastern Star, Lowell, MA, and member of the Scottish Rite of Lowell, MA. Harold was also a former member of the Tyngsborough, MA Volunteer Fire Dept. for over 40 years, before moving to Smethport.In addition to his wife, and his mother of Tyngsborough, MA, he is survived byone daughter: Dawn E. (Donald) Bell Stryker of Tyngsborough, MA one son: Brian E. (Lisa Carpentier) Bell of Derry, NH5 granddaughters: Amanda Mascari of Hudson, NH; Andrea Bell of Nashua, N.H.; Alison Bell of Nashua, NH; Caitlyn Stryker of Tyngsborough, MA; Alyssa Stryker of Tyngsborough, MA.six sisters: Sharyn Bell of Glen Burnie, MD, Janice Bell-Ridgley Critchfield of New Port Richey, FL, Suzanne Dotson of Haymarket, VA, Beth Bell-Lavoie of Windham, NH, Deborah Lagasse of Tyngsborough, MA, Lauri Somers of Lowell, MA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one son, Steven D. Bell, on October 14, 1971.Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8 pm at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, from St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Smethport, with the Rev. John Wesley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Tyngsborough Memorial Cemetery, Tyngsborough, MA.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Smethport Fire Department. Online condolences can be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Main St
Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States
Service Time: 11:00 AM


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 10, 2009
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc.
2 Bank St.
Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States

Interment at: Tyngsborough Memorial Cemetery

12:00 pm
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Tyngsborough Memorial Cemetery
Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, United States
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