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February 20, 2018

Kenneth L. Bell – Belle Vernon


Kenneth L. Bell, 82, of Belle Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. A son of the late Jay and Dorothy Turney Bell, he was born Aug. 15, 1935, in Washington Township. A lifelong resident of Belle Vernon, he was employed by Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Allenport Plant as a pickle line foreman until his retirement. He was a member of the Fairhope Rod & Gun Club and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Patricia Bell; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer (Michael) Metikosh of Belle Vernon; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey (Renee) Bell of New Eagle, Mark (Laura) Bell of Belle Vernon, Eric (Joyce) Bell of Belle Vernon, and Christopher (Judy) Bell of Belle Vernon; 16 grandchildren, Chad Metikosh, Maren Metikosh, Ian Metikosh, Daniel Bell, Nick Bell, Brandon Bell, Randi Jo Quattro, Adam Bell, Andrew Bell, Cameron Bell, Austin Bell, Christopher Bell Jr., Zachary Bell, Tristan Bartolomucci, Cheyenne Singosky, and Peggy Singosky, and several great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Daryl Bell. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 700 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday with Pastor Suzanne Currie officiating. The officers and members of the First Presbyterian Church of Belle Vernon will meet in the funeral home at 7 p.m. Thursday to hold services.