Passed away peacefully in her 94th year on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. She was born on January 16, 1928, in Lakeview, Ontario. Jean was the daughter of Edna and Milton Higgins and married Murray Bell in 1946. They made their home in Oshawa, Ontario. Jean dedicated her life to serving the Lord faithfully, with her greatest ministry being that of raising her family of seven sons.
Jean is survived and mourned by her sister, Joy; sons, Lloyd (Marilee), Laird (Pam), Lindsay (Colleen), Luther (Melanie), and Leslie (Debbie) and 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Jean was predeceased by her father Milton and mother Edna; sisters Ruby, Helen and brothers Harold and Paul; husband Murray, and children Lawrence, Lee and Linda.
Our appreciation goes out to the staff at Hillsdale Estates as they cared for Jean so well in these last few years.
A Funeral Service will be held in Jean's honour at KING ST. COMMUNITY CHURCH, 611 King St W, Oshawa, (905-433-8100) on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to PAOC Missions World Hunger Initiative. Online condolences may be placed at www.newcastlefuneralhome.com
Published by Durham Region News on Oct. 25, 2021.