John Bell

Obituary of John E. Bell


John E. Bell, “Eddie” age 85, of Chester, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, died Sunday, December 5, 2021.  He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was a graduate of Overbrook High School.   Eddie was employed as a Rigger with Sun Ship and Peco, until retiring in 1998. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.  Eddie was a member of the Community Baptist Church of Chester, PA.


Eddie enjoyed hunting throughout Pennsylvania, as well as vacations in Wildwood, NJ. Eddie was a devoted family man and a dedicated grandfather.


Son of the late Leroy and Emma (Holmes) Bell; brother of the late Silvia Ruth and Alan Bell.


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Wife of 54 years: Dolores (Emertz) Bell

Daughters: Debra (Sylvester) Culler and Tracy Emertz

Son: John Bell

Brother: Tommy Bell

Sister: Margaret Bell

Devoted Grandfather of 9, two of which he raised, Damian and Devon, loving all with care, Stephan, Amanda, Bryan, Andre, Andrew, Aaron and Brittney

Also survived by 10 Great-Grandchildren


Services and Interment are private.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation at


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