Joseph Bell

Obituary of Joseph Bell

Joseph Bell, 71, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Phoenixville Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Pike) Bell with whom he shared over 30 years of marriage.

Born in Pottstown, PA in March 1946, Joseph was a son of the late Joseph Bell, Sr., and Frances E. (Yednock) Corbett.

Joseph was employed by A& P and worked at Superfresh for 47 years. He enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo, and fishing, but most of all he loved spending time with his family. Joseph was a proud father and Pop-Pop.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Christine Bonfiglio, wife of Joseph, Collegeville, PA; Nicole Bell, Pottstown, PA; Melissa Bell, Pottstown, PA; and Denise Bell, Pottstown, PA; two stepsons, Vincent Czarnecki, husband of Nicole, Chester County, PA; and Stephen Czarnecki, Holly, NY; twenty-five grandchildren; stepfather, Paul Corbett; and his brother-in-law, Thomas Pike.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by one brother, Dennis Bell.

Visitation will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11 am. Inurnment will take place after the service at Mount Zion Cemetery, Pottstown, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph’s honor to Ronald McDonald House at Online condolences may be made to the family at