Bernard Spell

June 26, 1950 ~ April 15, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Sunbury - Bernard Spell, 72 of Riverfront Apartments passed away Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Bernard was born June 26, 1950 in New York, NY a son of the late Calloway and Inez (Smith) Spell. 

He was a graduate of Charles Evans Hughes High School and attended The City College of New York.

Mr. Spell retired after many years as a self-employed contractor/painter.

He was a very active member of Brookside Ministries Church and served on the welcoming committee. One of Bernard's greatest joys was preaching the Word of God.

He was a volunteer at the Degenstein Community Library and was very active in community outreach programs.

Mr. Spell was a talented painter and loved to read.

He is survived by two brothers, Calloway Spell, Jr., Lionel Spell, sister, Darlene Spell and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and family friends.

He was preceded in death by, his sister, Cynthia Spell and brother, Jonathan Spell.

A Celebration of Bernard's Life will be held at 3:00pm on Friday, May 5, 2023 at Brookside Ministries, 11 Stettler Ave., Shamokin Dam with Rev. Jerry Helman officiating.

Contributions in Bernard's memory may be made to Brookside Ministries, 11 Stettler Ave., P.O. Box 428 Shamokin Dam, PA 17876 or at

Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury.


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