RICHFORD – Ethel M. Bell, age 55, passed away Saturday July 10, 2004 at the Haven Health Care Facility in St. Albans.
She was born in Richford on January 17, 1949 the daughter of the late Carl H. & Christine (Steinhour) Johnson.
Ethel was a life long resident of Richford and was a homecare provider and babysitter in the area for many years and for the past year she was employed with the Franklin County Home Health Agency. She was a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post # 12 of Richford. She loved her pets and treated them as if they were her children.
She is survived by her sisters, Brenda Johnson, Etta Bosley and her husband Larry all of Richford, and Wanda Johnson and her friend Colin Smith of Lincoln, ME; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Melvin J. Bell, July 2, 2002.
Friends and relatives may call on the family one hour prior to the funeral which will be held Tuesday July 13, 2004 at 2:00 PM at the Spears Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Richford with Pastor Patrick Hoadley officiating. Interment will follow in the Richford Center Cemetery.
For those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478
Condolences may be sent to the family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com