Harold F. Bell
May 02, 1925
- January 28, 2018
|ENGLEWOOD, FL AND MILO - Mr. Harold F. Bell died early Sunday morning January 28, 2018 in Englewood, Florida, with his children and their families by his side. He was 92 years old.|
Harold was born on May 2, 1925 in Mars Hill, ME to his parents Austin and Lillian Bell. He graduated from ACI in Mars Hill and Husson College in Bangor, Maine. He served his country in the US Army and spent a year in Japan at the end of WWII. He was a lifetime member of the Masons; past president of the New England Railroad Club and past president of the Maine Purchasing Association. He had a distinguished career lasting almost 40 years at the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad and retired as Manager of the Purchasing and Stores Department in the spring of 1987 relocating to Englewood, Florida.
He was predeceased by his devoted wife of 63 years Ruth E. Bell in 2010; a son Lawrence A. Bell in 1996; a grandson Austin Bell in 2017; grandson Adam and great-grandson Bennett. He leaves behind his daughter Cheryl and her husband Stephen Hamlin; son Richard Bell and his wife Dorothy; daughter Pamela Worcester and her husband Eugene; son Thomas Bell and his wife Amy; brother Dana Bell and his wife Paula. Also surviving are his grandchildren Michael Hamlin, Michelle Hamlin, Darcel Robertson, Kimberly Cage, Amanda Zoghby, Karen Bell and Kristen Corey; great-grandchildren Greg Hamlin, Britney Hamlin, Emily Cage, Camden Cage, Caleb Cage, Noah Corey, Lillian Corey and cousin Paul Husson.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Robert Gutierrez and all of the health care workers at Englewood Hospital and Tidewell Hospice who assisted him to the end of his life journey. We are truly appreciative of the gentle and heart felt care you provided for our father.
In keeping with Dad's spirit of kindness, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Park Street United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 116, Milo, Maine 04463 in his honor would be appreciated.
A celebration of his life in the summer of this year will be announced at a future date.
Published in The Bangor Daily News on January 29, 2018
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