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Doris R. (nee Young) Bell

Obituary for Doris R. (nee Young) Bell

February 20, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Doris R. Bell (nee Young) formerly of Philadelphia on February 20 at the age of 89. Adored wife of 63 years to Frank who recently preceded her in death, loving Mother to Francis "Tony" (Annette) Bell Jr. and Regina (George) Kneib, Grandmother to Kristopher (Karen) Kneib and Great Grandmother to their four beautiful children. Beloved sister to Loretta (John) Transue, Franklin Young and the late Thelma Hogan and aunt to several nieces and nephews.

Along with her husband, she sang in the choir at St. Bartholomew's church in Philadelphia before moving to Friends Village in Newtown, PA several years ago. They will both be missed by the Friend's Village community.

Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Monday, February 27, 2017 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, at St. Andrews Church, 81 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA followed by a Mass of Christian burial. Internment in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA, will be at 10:00 am, prior to the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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    Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940
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