Rosary T. (Ciccone) Bell — Seekonk, Mass.

Rosary T. (Ciccone) Bell, 70, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I.

She was the beloved wife of Calvin M. Bell for 49 years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Americo and Theresa (Palmieri) Ciccone.Rosary graduated from Hope High School, received her M.S. from Rhode Island College and attended Boston School of Fashion Design, prior to her marriage.Rosary worked for the House of Bianchi and Pricilla's of Boston, where she gained her professional expertise. She was a very dedicated fashion design teacher at Central Vocational School in Providence, where she taught for 28 years before retiring. She inspired her students to thrive at their studies.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her son, Dr. Brian J. Bell and his wife, Dr. Jessica Dukart-Bell of Dickinson, N.D.; and one grandson, Garrett Bell.

Her memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 21, at 11 a.m. in "Woodlawn" Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Ave. in Cranston, R.I. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery in Cranston.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or the ASPCA.

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