Cecelia A. Bell, 88, entered into rest on Sunday, December 21, 2014 in Stockton. She was born September 22, 1926 in San Jose, California. In heaven Cecelia joins her beloved husband of 60 years Robert Bell and her son Gary Bell and brother Bill Schneider.
She is survived by her son, Ron Bell (Keri) of Manteca and daughter, Patricia Bell of Grants Pass, OR, grandchildren, John Bell, Becky Cain, Nick and Rob Lind. In addition she was blessed with six great-grandchildren, Madeleine Bell, Bethany Bell, Lexi Cain, Matthew Cain, Brook Lind and Ashley Freeman. Cecelia has three surviving siblings, Robert Schneider, Marie Triglia and Dolores Bell. Cecelia was a Manteca resident for most of her life, as well as living for a short period in Rogue River, OR. In her early years she was a founding member of the American Legion Post 632 Auxiliary and a member of the California Native Daughters. Later, she enjoyed square dancing and was a member of the Modesto A’s Car Club. While living in Oregon she was an active member of the Henry’s Lady A’s and Caveman Vintage car clubs. Cecelia enjoyed needle point and crocheting. She loved her grandchildren dearly and looked forward to the time shared with them. Cecelia was quiet and reserved, but always ever so sharp. She was a most loving mother and cherished grandmother.
P.L. Fry is honored to serve the Bell family. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 29, 2014 at P.L. Fry and Son, 290 North Union Road, Manteca, from 9:00am to 10:30am with a Chapel immediately following at 11:00am. She will be laid to rest at Parkview Cemetery, 3661 East French Camp Road, French Camp, CA. For condolence to the family please visit our website at www.plryandson.com search obituaries.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, December 24, 2014