Carol E. Bell

Carol E. Bell, 79, of Stamford, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.

Born on April 14, 1939 in Cleveland, OH, the daughter of the late Edgar and Arabella (Bliss) Gausby.

Carol graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a Bachelor of Science degree, where she was also a published author.

Mrs. Bell was married to Frank A. Bell, Jr. on December 23, 1977.

Carol loved animals, birds, flowers, reading and collecting teddy bears.  She was also a member of the Stamford American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries.   For many years Carol volunteered at Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care.

She was predeceased by a daughter: Megan Mundi; and granddaughter: Galadrial Mundi.   

Besides her husband of 41 years Frank A. Bell Jr, of Stamford, Carol was survived by her sons: Jared (Laura) VanWegenen of Howes Cave, Keith (Claudia) Bell of Harpersfield and Jeff (Fran) Bell of Davenport; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 4-7PM On Friday, February 1, 2019 at MacArthur Funeral Home, 15 Buntline Drive, Stamford.  Funeral services will be held at 11am on Saturday, February 2, at the funeral home, with Rev. Waylon Bray.

Contributions in memory of Carol may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care (

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