Elizabeth V. "Betty" Bell of Center Rd., Woodbridge died Monday May 1 at CT Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late Howard Bell. She was the mother of Darlene Bell-Craig (husband John) of Guilford and Cynthia L. Bell of St. Petersburg, FL. She was the sister of Patricia Porter of Westbrook, CT. She is also survived by her grandchildren Heather, Erin, Kendra, and Leni; and her great-grandchildren Iris, Noah, Yuri, and Harper. She was predeceased by her son Howard Bell Jr. and her sister Charlene Mauzaka.
Betty was born in Naugatuck on April 26, 1924 to Julius and Kathryn Van Megroot. She was a graduate of New Haven State Teacher's College where she was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was an elementary school teacher for the town of Woodbridge for many years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11:00 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Center Rd. in Woodbridge. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Woodbridge. Friends may call Thursday from 5-7 P.M. at the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford.
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