Victor E. Bell, 59, of Van Buren, (Syracuse), passed away on October 14, 2012. Born in Fulton, NY to his late parents, Marion (Boardman) and Victor E. Bell on December 13, 1952. He was a graduate of J.C. Birdlebough High, Class of 1970, Phoenix, NY. Vic had retired from General Motors Corp., Syracuse. He was a social member of VFW Post 5540 and American Legion Post 318, both in Phoenix; a member of Liverpool Elks Lodge 2348.
Surviving are his loving wife of 39 years, Sherry L. (Austin) Bell; his son, Clayton Bell of Pennellville; his daughter, Sarah Bell of Phoenix, on brother, Robert (Alice) Bell of Cicero; on sister, Beverly Jacka of Castle rock, CO; two grandchildren, Darren Fischel and Carson Bell with whom he shared a special bonding relationship. Victor was a one of a kind person. He loved life and will be missed by all who knew him. Services are on Friday at 2 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, with the Rev. Jeffrey D. Knox officiating. Burial in Pennellville Cemetery, Schroeppel. Calling hours are on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home, 431 Main St.. Contributions to: VFW Post 5540, 70 Culvert St., Phoenix, NY 13135.