Newtown — BELL, Marcella Ann Lonergan
Jan 7, 1929 - May 4, 2022 (age 93), passed away on May 4, 2022 at Pickering Manor in Newtown, PA surrounded by her family.
Beloved Mother of Deborah Bell Misher (Bob), Judith Bell Huot (Rick), and Michael Bell (Melissa). Grandmother to Brian Misher (Laura), Kimberly Mish
er, Christopher Henri, Sophia Henri, and Michael Bell, Jr. Great Grandmother to Carter Mininni, Mikayla and Madison Misher.
Marcella had an intense curiosity for life. She loved sunsets, astronomy, reading, engineer- ing, and teaching. She loved to observe and listen to people, claiming she was hard of hear ing. She was an entrepreneur at heart - owning Ship Inn on the promenade in Sea Isle, starting The Bell School day care center, and always thinking about the next project. She was a teacher of Math and English until she was 79, teaching at the collegiate and high school level.
She was born in Philadelphia to Helen (McCarthy) and James Lonergan. Marcella graduated from Immaculata College and continued her education at Columbia University (MA) and UP enn (working on her EdD).
She will be missed terribly. Services will be at a later date. Donations in her name can be made to: Pickering Manor, 226 N. Lincoln Ave., Newtown, PA 18940.