Bell, 94, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on
April 18, 2019 at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 28, 1924 in Butler, Pennsylvania
to the late John T. Brough and the late Alice M.
Mary Ellen graduated from Butler High School in
1942. In her earlier years, she worked for Bell
Telephone Co. in Butler as a Supervisor. Then worked
at Nationwide Insurance Co. in Butler, PA as a
Commercial Coding Supervisor, retiring in 1983 after
28 years of service. She was Presbyterian by faith.
Mary Ellen was a Charter Member of the Red Hat
Mary Ellen is survived by her one son, Earl D. Bell,
Jr. of Butler, PA; one son-in-law, Harry Giese of
Butler, PA; one sister, Joanne Kiser of Maryland;
and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Earl Duran Bell, Sr., who
passed away on January 24, 1987, one daughter, Nancy
L. Giese, and two sisters, Jane Weaver and Minnie
Alt, and also one brother , Bob Brough
Friends will be received Tuesday, April 23, 2019
from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Thompson - Miller
Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler,
Memorial services will be held immediately following
at 4:00 p.m. at the Thompson Miller Funeral Home,
Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.
with Pastor C. F. Hoffman of The Galilean
Presbyterian Church of New Galilee, PA, officiating.
Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery.