BELL GloriaPosted: March 25th, 2015
Gloria Dian Bell
1958 – 2015
Gloria Dian Bell, age 56, passed away peacefully at the Edith Cavell Care Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Friday, March 20, 2015, after a lengthy, courageous battle with cancer. Gloria was the fourth child of Ben G. Bell and Novajean Swihart, born on March 28, 1958, at the Municipal Hospital, Lethbridge, Alberta. Gloria received her education in the Lethbridge area, where she chose to make her life. She was experienced in Warehousing and Customer Service. She was a proud supporter of the Lethbridge Special Olympics where she coached bowling, cheered on power-lifting, and provided support and encouragement wherever needed. She was honoured to have received the 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award. She is survived by her son and light of her life, Adam. Parents: Ben (Sharon) Bell, Novajean Swihart (Ray). Siblings: Ben (Nan) Bell, Bonnie (Brent) Murray, Yvonne McPherson, Patti (Paul) Malone, Dale (Susan) Dersch, Darlene (Brian) Spiller, Renea (Mike) Egeland, Dawn (Shane) Weston, Terry Pierson. Uncle: Garret (Karen) Swihart. Gloria was much loved by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. We would like to take time to thank everyone who provided the wonderful, compassionate care that Gloria received throughout her struggle. The Doctors and Staff at the Tom Baker Center-Calgary, Lethbridge Cancer Care Centre, Lethbridge Regional Hospital, St. Michael’s Covenant Health Center – Lethbridge, Edith Cavell Care Centre – Lethbridge, and many, many family and friends who came to offer their companionship, comfort and love. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB with Reverend Glenda Wert, officiating. Visit www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.