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Mary Ann (Pesta) Bell

September 8, 1939 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 81)


Mary Ann (Pesta) Bell, 81, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Residential Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Dupont on September 8, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Matthew Pesta and Victoria Lukasik.

Mary Ann was a hard worker and was proud to have been employed at Boscov’s in Wilkes-Barre for over 20 years, where she truly enjoyed her fellow coworkers and customers. She loved  animals, especially her dog Lucky, who was rescued out of the Boscov’s parking lot.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Thomas P. Bell; son, Ronald Bell; sisters, Madeline King and Janet Kovach; and brothers-in-law, John Milko, Eugene King and Joseph Kovach.

Left to cherish her memory are son, Thomas Bell and fiancée, Michele Kuhar; sister, Gloria Milko and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary Ann’s family would like to thank all the kind healthcare workers who helped us through this difficult time.

Memorial donations may be made to Residential Hospice, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18765 and Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, PA 18612

Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral and Cremation Services handled private services for the family.

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