Anna E. "Annie" (Burr) Bell

Born: Fri., Aug. 25, 1922
Died: Sun., Oct. 26, 2014


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
Location: Sawyer Evangelical Church

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Eldred, Pa.
Anna E. Bell, 92 of Route 446, passed away on Sunday (Oct. 26, 2014)  at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, following a brief illness.
Born Aug. 25, 1922 in Port Allegany she was the daughter of Wm. Clare and Gladys Laurah Davies Burr Sr.  On Jan. 31, 1943 in the Methodist Church in Portville, N.Y. she married Charles Bell who passed away on Sept. 5, 2008.
Annie was a 1940 graduate of Eldred High School and later attended nursing school in Rochester, N.Y. and the Bryant and Stratton School in Buffalo.
During World War ll she was employed at the Curtiss-Wright Aircraft Co. in Buffalo as a secretary.  For many years she was employed at their family’s construction Company, Bell and Bell, as the bookkeeper.  Along with her husband, they owned and operated the Bell Ringer Antique shop in Eldred until it closed.
Annie was a 70 year member of the Keystone Chapter No. 2, O.E.S. of Duke Center and its White Shrine.  She was a past den mother for Cub Scout Den 12 of Eldred, along with her husband she was a member of the Family Motor Coach Association and had attended the Methodist Church.  Annie and her husband loved travelling in their motor home where they established new and lasting relationships in their travels and later when they spent winters in Polk City, Fl. She also enjoyed music, especially playing the piano, knitting and cross stitching, and more recently, reading.
Surviving are three sons; Gregory (Jane) Bell of Eldred, Griffith (Nancy) Bell of Littleton, Colorado and Jeffrey (Jennifer Lathrop) Bell of Eldred; one Daughter, Sue (H. Edward) McFadden of Littleton, Col.  Eleven Grandchildren: Troy McFadden and Cheryl Taylor;  Stephen Bell, Erin Waugaman, Nathan Bell, Sarah Bell and Charles Andrew Bell,  Jeremiah Bell and Shannon Hawkins,  Sadie Bell and Jacob Bell;  Also Eight Great Grandchildren.  
Annie was preceded in death by a daughter Linda Diane Bell in 1947 and a brother, Wm. Clare “Bud” Burr Jr.
Friends may call on Wednesday (Oct. 29, 2014) at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  The funeral service will be held on Thursday at the Sawyer Evangelical Church, Sawyer, at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Brad Preston, officiating. Burial will follow in the McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette, Pa.
Keystone Ch. No. 2 O.E.S. of Duke Center will conduct a memorial service on Wednesday at the funeral home at 3:30 P.M.
Memorials may be made to the Keystone Chapter no. 2 O.E.S. or to the Shriners Hospital of Erie.
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Larry Frisbee
   Posted Mon October 27, 2014
To the Bell Family, sorry to here of the passing of your mother our prayers are with the whole family as you travel back for the memorial service.
Respectfully Frisbee family

Jeff Harvey
   Posted Thu October 30, 2014
"Good mothers hold a special place in their hearts for their children and most children hold a special place in their hearts for their mothers. I'm sorry for the hole that you have now."