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Dorothy M Bell

July 20, 1938 — May 17, 2024

Our Beloved Dorothy Bell, age 85, passed away from an extended illness on Friday May 17th. After High School, Dorothy served her country in the U.S. Army like her Brothers, against her Daddy's wishes. But she was determined to go and after the military Dorothy dedicated her life to helping people in some capacity. From the Red Cross, The Blessings Exchange, to the Multi-County Juvenile Attention System, Stark County Health and Human Services. She was a member of the American Legion, Osnaburg Historical Society, the PGA HOPE program at Clearview Golf Course under the leadership of Renee Powell, and her church offered a support group for widowed wives.
 
Dorothy loved her Church, her friends and family. 
She never met a stranger, for they all ended up becoming her friends. When you think of Dorothy, please know all of you made a difference in her life.
 
Dorothy is survived by a sons Mark and Sandy Topp, James and Lisa Fox, Daughter Katrenia Baker and 7 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren; sister in law Jennifer Good, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by Husband Lee Bell, Parents, Charles and Margaret Good, Sons Russell Topp, and Charley Bell, Brothers Charles Good, Robert Good and James Good, Sisters in Law Mary Good and Elizabeth Good.
 
For those of you who knew Dorothy, you know she was one of the most Patriotic people you will ever meet. In her honor, please fly your flag proudly, and always thank a Veteran for their service, she would Love that!


 
"For a soldier's honor doesn't end with their death
 HONOR becomes their eternal legacy
An inheritance left to this earth and mankind..."

Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 21, at 5-7 pm at Indian Run Church, 8368 Hill Church St. SE, East Canton, OH 44730, and Wednesday, May 22 at 10-11 am with a church service to follow with Pastor Terry Bailey officiating. Dorothy will be laid to rest at Mapleton Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Osnaburg Historical Society (131 E Nassau St, East Canton, OH 44730) or the Stark County Humane Society (5100 Peach St NE, Louisville, OH 44641).
 

Arrangements are entrusted to Sanders Funeral Home, 218 E. Nassau St., East Canton, OH 44730. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at: 

www.sandersfuneralhomes.com 

(330) 488-0222

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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