Madelyn D. Bell
Bell, Madelyn D. (Leeman) 99 years of age passed away on September 15, 2013 at the Scandinavian Home in Cranston, RHode Island. She was the loving and devoted wife of 56 years to the late George H. Bell Jr. Born in Nova Scotia, Canada she was the only child of Frank and Ethel (Prentiss) Leeman. She moved to this country when she was a small girl. After her marriage to George, they lived in several areas of the country before settling in Cranston. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church Providence. Madelyn was had worked for several banks, retiring as the Office Manager at Rhode Island Hospital Trust Co. She loved playing golf with Goerge and was a member of the Exeter Country Club. She enjoyed knitting and knitted small caps for premature infants at local hospitals. She also enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Friendly Mixers square dance club. She was a beautiful and classy lady. She is survived by a cousin Frederick Feltus of New Brunswick, Canada. Her funeral will be held on Thursday September 19th at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will follow in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Visitation is kindly omitted.
Carol Botelho - 09/16/2013
Mrs.Bell was truly a great lady. Not only was she beautiful and classy, she was sweet and caring. I feel lucky that I knew her. I will miss her.
Marjorie Schneider - 09/17/2013
After she moved here from Nova Scotia, my mother and Madelyn became best friends and she has known me all of my life. She was a dear and precious lady and I am going to miss her.
She is now with her beloved George - as it should be.
Marilyn Shear - 09/17/2013
Madelyn and George were friends of my late husband's parents, Gordon and Kathy Besser. Kathy and Madelyn were in "club." And the four of them were members of Calvary Baptist and "Friendly Mixers." Prior to her death in 2006, we tried, unsuccessfully, to find Madelyn, so Kathy could have a visit with her. They're all together now. Rest in peace.
Glenn Carlson - 09/18/2013
I had the honor of assisting Madelyn in her later years....She was my friend and she will be missed....
Martha (Broadfoot) Frazel - 11/21/2013
Mrs. Bell was a neighbor of my parents and was a lovely person. I just sent her a card and it came back and I resent it to what was probably her lawyer. Another great part of our neighborhood gone.
Bruce Cusson - 11/25/2013
I met Madelyn when we helped her move to West Bay Manner and then to the Scandinavian Home. What a sweet and classy lady. Sorry she didn't make it to 100 but now she is at peace.