Gertrude Trudy Bell
1925 - 2021
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Gertrude Trudy Bell

Zanesville - Gertrude Trudy Bell, 95 of Zanesville, passed away January 7, 2021 at the Beckett House in New Concord, OH.

She was born November 16, 1925 in Zanesville, daughter of the late, William Caldwell and Helen Laudenbacher Caldwell. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Lemert, Cindy (Jerry) Garcia, Judy (William Lafferty) Van Horn; sons, Harry (Culbert Gojit) Bell Jr., James (Gail) Bell; sister Laura Balsley; nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Harry Bell Sr.; infant son David Bell; sisters Helen Tandy, Dorothy May; brothers, Arthur Caldwell and John Caldwell.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 945 East Main Street, Zanesville, with Fr. Jan C.P. Sullivan as Celebrant. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Due to the current health concerns, masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published in Times Recorder from Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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