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Thomas B. Bell

Born: Tue., Jan. 23, 1951
Died: Fri., Jun. 21, 2019

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Northumberland - Thomas B. Bell, 68 of North Ave. passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 in Lycoming County while on a fishing trip doing what he loved most.
Tom was born January 23, 1951 a son of the late James P. and A. Allethea (Attinger) Bell. On September 9, 1972 he married the former Susan L. Bucher who survives.
He was a graduate of Shikellamy High School.
Mr. Bell served in the Navy entering on August 11, 1970 and was honorably discharged on August 9, 1974. He was employed as a physician assistant with the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary eventually retiring from the Allenwood Federal Penitentiary. As an avid outdoorsman, Tom enjoyed fishing and tending his vegetable garden. He had a love for woodworking and was a dedicated Penn State Football fan.
In addition to his wife of 46 years, Tom is survived by, his son Richard Bell, daughter, Lisa Straub, four grandchildren, Alexis Kline, Nathan Kline, Stella Bell and Oliver Bell, and two sisters, Barbara Hollis and Judy Brittingham.
Friends and family are invited to a graveside service at noon, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington with Rev. Joan Dodson officiating.
Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland.

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