Mary G. (O'Neil) Bell, Dedham Native and Former Norwood School Teacher, Dies

Relatives and friends are kindly invited and visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4 p.m.-8 pm. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline.


Mary G. (O'Neil) Bell of Dedham, passed away on Feb. 11, 2013.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Bell, former Vice Principal at Dedham High School.

Devoted mother of Carolyn M. Smith and her husband Brad of Plainville, William J. Bell and his wife Susan of Cohasset and Patricia A. Bell of Norfolk.

Grandmother of Andrew F. and Colin J. Bell of Cohasset. Sister of William J. O'Neil and his wife Anita of Framingham. And sister-in-law of Marilyn Partsch. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Graduate of Regis College, 1950. Mary also received her Masters in Education from Boston College. Teacher in the Norwood School System. Member of Pi Gamma Mu National Social Science Honor Society.

Advocate and caregiver for her daughter, Patricia A. Bell.

Her funeral will take place at the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St. in Dedham on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Denis Church in Westwood at 10 a.m.

Relatives and friends kindly invited.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4 p.m.-8 pm. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's memory to HMEA/c/o Main Street, HMEA Attn. Doug MacPherson, 8 Forge Park, Franklin, MA 02038. Online guestbook and directions at www.gfdoherty.comGeorge F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500


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