Mrs. Bell was born Sept. 24, 1916, in Brownsville, Pa., daughter of the late Edward and Mary (King) Ulman.

She was employed in telephone book advertising sales for 35 years, retiring in 1986.

She was a resident of New Milford since 2003, moving from Sunnyside, N.Y.

Mrs. Bell is survived by two sons, Richard J. Bell of New Milford and Roger E. Bell of Calif.; a sister, Irene Piek; a brother, John Ulman; three grandchildren, Christopher Bell, Cynthia Bell Schmidt and Natasha Bell; and a great-grandson, Jeremy Bell.

The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.