Mrs. Lillian M. Blowers Bell, age 83, of Gloversville, died Friday evening, September 7, 2012 with her loving family at her side.
She was born September 13, 1928, in Benson, the daughter of the late Grant and Alice Waite Blowers. She was married on October 27, 1946 to Harold P. Bell Sr,. who died November 10, 1989.
Lillian is survived by eight children, Dinah Dittmar of Gloversville, Terry Bell (Jill) of Gloversville, Sandra Taylor (John) of Lake Placid, Cathy Hayner (Ross) of Johnstown, Glendora Bell-Tennis (John) of Johnstown, Brenda Pedrick (Marv) of Gloversville, Harold Bell, Jr. (Pamela) of Gloversville and Clem Bell (Renee) of Grand Rapids, MI; four siblings, Gloria Mesick of Mayfield, Floyd Blowers (Angeline) of Amsterdam, Cora McCloskey (Larry) of Benson and Charlene Dunham (Leo) of Hope; 23 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by a son, Wayne Bell; a sister, Lorraine Markiewicz and two brothers, Loren Blowers and Robert Blowers.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, September 10, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a funeral service will take place 10:00 a.m. Tuesday with the Pastor Greg Meyers officiating. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fort Johnson. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Alzheimers Assoc; Pine West Plaza, Bldg. 4. Suite 405, Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205 or to Wells Nursing Home Inc., 201 W. Madison Ave., Johnstown, NY 12095.
Please visit the family's online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com