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(Cushing) Bell, 93
WOLFEBORO, N.H. -- Geraldine Olive (Cushing) Bell, 93, of Cricket Hill Road, died on Sept. 11, 2010, at her home.
Born in Rumney, N.H., on Jan. 28, 1917, the daughter of the late Oscar R. Cushing and Ethel F. (Thompson) Hunt, she grew up in Plymouth, N.H. Mrs. Bell graduated from Plymouth High School and Plymouth Normal School. She started her teaching career in a one room school house in Landaff, N.H., and accepted a teaching position at Carpenter School in Wolfeboro in 1938 where she taught for 31 years retiring in 1982.
Mrs. Bell was a member of bowling leagues in Melvin Village and at the PJ Lanes in Wolfeboro. She was also a member of NEA, GWEA and the Retired Teachers Association. Her interests were reading, knitting, gardening and birds. She was well known for baking; especially rolls and apple pie. She loved vacationing with her daughter Nancy at the ocean; her favorite spot was Prince Edward Island.
Predeceased by her husband, Hugh C. Bell; a daughter, Judith Ann Bell; brothers and sisters, Roger Cushing, Doris Joyce, Marion Hill, Frederick Cushing and Oscar R. Cushing Jr., she is survived by her daughter, Nancy J. Bell of Wolfeboro; a brother, Roy A. Cushing of North Kingston, R.I.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, with a memorial service at 1 p.m., at the Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 85 Mill St., Wolfeboro, N.H. To sign an online guest book go to: www.baker-gagnefuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to:
VNA/Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity
P.O. Box 1620
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894
Baker-Gagne Funeral Home
P.O. Box 2295 - 85 Mill Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 15, 2010