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Daily Item Obituaries

April 4, 2014

Marjorie J. Bell, 98, Milton

— MILTON — Marjorie J. Bell, 98, formerly of Milton and Mifflinburg, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Linda Peck, in Orlando, Fla.  

Marjorie was born Feb. 26, 1916, in Altoona, Pa., the daughter of the late George C. and Catharine (Roberts) Spurr.

She grew up in Milton where she graduated from Milton High School in 1933. Prior to her marriage in 1942, she worked for the Milton Standard as a proofreader. During her marriage, she and her family lived in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Indiana where her husband worked for RCA. In 1988, she and her husband moved to Mifflinburg.

She was a former member of the former Bethany United Methodist Church in Milton, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mifflinburg, where she was a former deacon.   

She is survived by four children, Linda Peck, of Orlando, Richard Bell, of Charles Town, W.Va., Joyce Reckamp, of Lansdale, Pa., and Carolyn Bell, of Atlanta, Ga; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband, Clinton W. Bell Jr,, who died in 1995. She is also predeceased by her siblings, Geraldine Spurr, Sarah Epler, Dr. Charles L. Spurr, and George C. Spurr Jr.   

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 507 Green St., Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral service at 10.

Burial will be in the Milton Cemetery, Milton.   

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 507 Green St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

Arrangements are being handled by the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.

 

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