Russell Bell
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Russell R.
1940 - 2018
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Obituary for Russell R. Bell

Russell R.  Bell
Russell R. Bell, 77, of Greensburg, died Monday, May 14, 2018. He was born May 29, 1940, in Seward, a son of the late Gilbert J. and Alice Murphy Bell. He was a member of St. Bruno Church of South Greensburg. Prior to retirement, Russ worked as a glasscutter for Westmoreland Supply and Age Craft, both of Greensburg. He was a life member of both the Fox Hill Club and the Youngwood Sportmens’ Club. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed being outdoors. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers: Gilbert Bell, Jr., Donald Bell, and David Bell. He is survived by his wife, of 49 years, Janice L. Garlitz Bell; a son, Eric S. (Lori) Bell, of Greensburg; a granddaughter, Casey Bell, of Greensburg; and a brother-in-law, Fred Garlitz, of Greensburg. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. A blessing service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Bruno Church, Reamer Street, South Greensburg. Entombment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg. For online condolences, visit