Ardell Margaret Bell, 91

Ardell Margaret Bell died at age 91 of natural causes on Oct. 10, 2009.

She was born of Peter and Margaret (Beisbier) Greiten April 28, 1918.

Ardell was married to Charles W. Bell on Jan. 17, 1942. He preceded her in death July 21, 1978.

They made their home in Grafton until July 1977, then retired to Tallahasee, Fla. Ardell moved to Kenmore, N.Y., in 1978 and to Chicopee, Mass., in 1993.

Ardell is survived by one son, Peter Bell, of Madison; a daughter, Marge; husband, Darrell Jesberger, of Chicopee; two grandchildren, Jason and wife Jennifer, Tiffany and husband Daryl. She is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Jake, Max, and Lilly Bell.

Ardell worked at the Walsh Leather Co. in Milwaukee, and the Ozaukee Draft Board during World War II. She facilitated the Chicopee Senior Center Writing Group, and enjoyed garage sales and giving gifts.

A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Brunelle Funeral Home. An 11 a.m. Mass will follow at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Burial will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Grafton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Chicopee Senior Center Building Fund, 7 Valleyview Ct., Chicopee, MA 01020.