Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather
Terry J. (Trevor) Bell of Eldred, PA passed away unexpectedly on Monday (October 30, 2023) at home.
Born in Silver Creek on November 9, 1955, he was the son of Marvin and Betty Repine Bell. On June 22, 1974, he married the former Patti Soules at the United Methodist Church in Eldred, PA.
Terry graduated from Otto-Eldred High School. He liked going to work, and worked as a heavy equipment operator for Bell & Bell, Jack Bell Excavating and Duffy Inc.
Terry was a long-time member of the Eldred Boro. Fire Dept and the Masonic Lodge #55. When the weather was good, you could find Terry mowing his lawn and during football season, on Sunday rooting for his favorite team the Buffalo Bills.
Terry is survived by his wife, Patti and his children, Tara (Jeff) McDonald of Gilford, NH., Courtney (Chuck) Brammer of Virginia Beach, Va., Carrie (Brett) Brooker of New London, Wi., and Cory (Kristen) Bell of Fort Hood, TX.; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; three siblings, Linda (Joe) Hirliman of Jamestown, NY., Mike (Sue) Bell of Eldred, PA., and Jack (Carla) Bell of Eldred, PA.; and his faithful four-legged companion, Gabby.
He was predeceased by his parents.
The family will receive friends at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 1303 E. State Street, Olean, on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday (November 3, 2023) at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Rev. Rick Price, will officiate. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Eldred Boro. Fire Dept., 6 Platt St, Eldred, PA 16731 or to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.guentherfh.com.