Valida Bell

Valida A. Bell

Wednesday, November 4th, 1931 - Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Valida A. Bell, 88, formerly of Wallace Hill Road, passed away Monday February 10, 2020 at the Plattsburgh Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born in Saranac Lake on November 4, 1931 the daughter of Charles and Alma (Sears) Trombley.
Valida was employed in the cafeteria at Beekmantown Central School and later Ronnie’s Michigans for 21 years. She married Herman A. Bell on May 3, 1949 at St. Alexander’s Church. Valida was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of St. Alexander’s Church and the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Alexander’s Church. In her free time, she enjoyed testing her luck playing Bingo.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, a daughter Debra Conners, a son-in-law John Recore, her siblings; Alfred Trombley, Yvonne Burke, Bernadette Parent and her husband Irwin “Shorty” Parent, and Augustine Hayes
Valida is survived by a son Randy (Lynn) Bell, daughters; Barbara Recore, Linda (David) Daniels, Sandra (Edward) Boslet, a son-in-law Brian Conners, her sister; Velma Ducatte, thirteen grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 2:00-5:00pm at the Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Alexander’s Church. Interment will be at a later date at St. Alexander’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences may be offered at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, February 16th, 2020 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh
    29 Broad Street
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  • Service

    Monday, February 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Monday, February 17th, 2020 11:00am
    St. Alexander's Church
    Church Street
    NY 12962
  • Interment

    St. Alexander's Cemetery


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Sister Helen Hermann, SSJ

Posted at 08:40am
On behalf of the Seton Catholic family of faith, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Valida's family and friends. May she rest in peace and may the angels lead her to her heavenly home.

Barbara Recore

Posted at 01:20pm
I love you Mom you will forever be in my heart I will miss you RIPsay hi to my husband for me

Sally Griffin

Posted at 04:38pm
I thought Valida was one of the nicest people that I have ever met. She was sweet fun and always happy and seemed good to everyone. God bless her and her family

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