|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1913|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2014|
Dorothy Bell Lindsley Mitchell, our beloved Mother, 100, of Merritt Island, Florida departed this life for eternal rest Saturday, February 8, 2014.
She was born December 19, 1913 to Hugh Bell and Grace (Twombly) Bell in Derby Line, Vermont in a house that was located half in the United States and half in Canada. On August 18, 1934, she married Donald Lindsley. Together they raised their family in Newport, Vermont until he passed away suddenly, September 1, 1958.
Mom was active in her children's lives and in the community. She was an excellent pianist and played for the Kiwanis Club, church youth groups, dance recitals and the Girl Scouts.
In 1968, she married John Mitchell of Barre, Vermont where they resided until his death in 1973. Moving to Florida in 1979, she became an active member in Grace United Methodist Church.
She was a lifetime member of Eastern Star. She was also a member of several women's groups and garden clubs. She loved bridge, music, dancing, reading and playing the piano.
Mom is survived by her loving children: Donald (Eugenia) Lindsley, Diana Diamantas, Deborah Twiss and Doreen (Earl) Mahoney, dear stepdaughter Betty Jean Baker, ten grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, sister-in-law Gayla Rivard, brother-in-law Russ Perkins as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents Hugh and Grace, brother Sid Bell, sisters Margaret Perlman, Gwen Perkins and son-in-law Bill Diamantas.
A graveside memorial service will be held in Newport, VT this summer where she will be laid to rest in the family plot at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Hugh Sidney William Bell (1886 - 1961)
Grace Leona Twombly Bell (1888 - 1972)
Donald Lawrence Lindsley (1905 - 1958)
Pine Grove Cemetery
Created by: Jeremy Mahoney
Record added: Feb 08, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124830457
Added: Jun. 3, 2014