, Salem, MA

December 16, 2013

Norma C. Bell, 88

Beverly — Mrs. Norma C. (Cann) Bell, 88, passed away on Friday in Lancaster. Born and raised in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Alden and Laura Cann. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur G. Bell, together they would have celebrated nearly 60 years of marriage.

Norma enjoyed gardening and knitting, but mostly enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren and family. She is survived by her two sons, Robert Bell and his wife, Jenny, of Texas, and Arthur Bell of New Hampshire; two daughters, Christina McCarthy and her husband, James, of Lunenburg, and Jane Lafata of Gloucester; as well as six grandchildren, Kim and Carolyn of Texas, and Meagan, Kaylin, Bryan and Jeffrey of Massachusetts, and Robert and Gavin of New Hampshire; and four great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: A private graveside service will be held. Arrangements by the Campbell-Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, North Beverly. To send a message of condolence, please visit