Frank A.  Bell Jr.


STAMFORD - Frank A. Bell Jr., of Stamford, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.
Born on May 25, 1930 in Irvington, New Jersey, Frank was the son of the late Frank A. and Sella (Sanok) Bell Sr.
Mr. Bell honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Frank was married to Carol E. (Gausby) Bell on Dec. 23, 1977. Carol passed on Jan. 26, 2019.
Mr. Bell received a college degree in geology, which remained one of his passions.
Frank was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and competitive target shooting, where he had earned several titles. He also was a NYS Hunter Safety Instructor and a train enthusiast, collecting and building model trains.
He was a volunteer with Catskill Area Hospice, a life member of Post 1379 American Legion, where he was a Past Commander, life member of the Stamford Rod and Gun Club and the Stamford Pistol Team. Frank was also a lifelong member of the NRA.
Besides his wife, Frank was predeceased by his daughter, Megan Mundi; granddaughter, Galadrial Mundi; and brother, Theodore S. Bell Sr.
He is survived by his sons, Keith (Claudia) Bell of Harpersfield, Jeff (Fran) Bell of Davenport and Jared (Laura) VanWegenen of Howes Cave; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, at MacArthur Funeral Home, 15 Buntline Drive, Stamford. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, at the funeral home, with full military honors.
Contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care,, in memory of Frank.
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Published on September 8, 2019
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Sue Tripp Sapienza
Sep 09, 2019
I am sorry for your loss. Frank was a wonderful and kind man. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.