George E. Bell | obituaries

BATAVIA – George E. Bell, 71, of Batavia, died Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Buffalo General Hospital.

George was born in Batavia on Saturday March 31, 1951 to the late Earl Bell and Ruth Moore Bell.

George was self-employed as a contractor for almost 40 years. He has subcontracted to Will’s Carpet One, Imperial Kitchens, Frontier Kitchens, Kitchen World and Wortzman’s Furniture, where he spent most of his career. George was most recently employed as Maintenance Manager at Leroy Manor in Le Roy, NY. A hardworking, quiet man with a wry sense of humor who loved to be home with his family after a hard day’s work. George was the consummate family man. He loved working on and around his home, watching home improvement shows and Fox News. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his wife Sally M. (Little) Bell, whom he married on August 21, 1970; his children Kevin C. Bell of Upper Jay, NY and Heather R. Bell of Oakfield; his granddaughter Clara Jean Murphy; his brother Robert (Deborah) Bell of Elba.

He is a predeceased of his son, Timothy E. Bell, who died on January 17, 1992. His parents, Earl and Ruth (Moore) Bell, also predeceased George.

There are no prior visiting times. George’s Memorial Service will be held at 11am on Saturday 26 November 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia. Lunch will be held directly after the service in the Calvary Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021 or to his family. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle in his memory, please visit

The preparations were entrusted to funeral directors HE Turner & Co., 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

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