Helen "Nellie" Catherine Bell-Burt

December 25, 2018

Obituary

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Helen Catherine Bell-Burt “Nellie” on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 in St. John’s, Newfoundland while surrounded by her loving and devoted husband Paul. Born on Thursday, December 22, 1938, in Bay De Verde, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (nee: Duggan) Riggs.  Beside her husband Paul and sister of California, Josephine Riggs (Claps), she is survived by her immediate Bell family, Johnny (Karen), Jeani (Paul), Cathy (Todd) along with her extended Burt family, Carl (Donna), Gary (Beverley), Keith (Thelma), Scott (Dawn), and their families, a large circle of extended family and those who held the precious opportunity to recognize her as friend.  Beside her parents Nellie, was predeceased by her first husband Paul Bell and son Paulie.  In keeping with personal wishes cremation has taken place.  The family invite you to join them at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 29th and from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday December 30th.   A service of thanksgiving will be celebrated from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 2 p.m.  Flowers graciously accepted or donations to a charity of donor choice will be forever appreciated.

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Visitations

2-4 p.m. on December 29, 2018

7-9 p.m. on December 29, 2018

11 a.m - 2 p.m. on December 30, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

2:00pm, Sunday December 30th

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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To The Bell & Burt Family:

So Sorry To Hear Of Nellies’s Passing, She Was A Beautiful Person.Glad To Have Gotten To Meet Her On Her Return To Newfoundland..She Was A Second Cousin To My Mother. ( Alice Doyle Kelly)..May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace..
From Geraldine Kelly Murphy& Gerard Murphy
Bay De Verde.

To know her was to love her, and her family in Brantford Ontario. Our Sincere condolences to all her loved ones. Bruce and Muriel Garvey.

Sincere condolences to the Burt and Bell families. Nellie was a very special cousin who always had time for a family story and a laugh. I(Gerald) have very fond memories of her when we were growing up in Bay de Verde. RIP Nellie.

Paul and Family
Sending sincere sympathy to you all on the passing of your loved one Nellie.
May the good Lord lift your hearts today and give you peace.
Rev. Jessie & Danny
Bay de Verde

So very saddened to hear of Nellie’s passing. A wonderful lady full of grace, kindness, love and compassion. A true friend to all who were fortunate to know her. Our deepest condolences are extended to Paul and the entire Bell and Burt families. Soar high with the angels my friend.

Eldon and Colleen.

To Paul and family
So sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. We are thinking of you and sending our sympathy to you, Nellie’s family and your family.
Sincerely Phyllis & Max

So sorry to hear ,Paul,our thoughts are with you at this time,

Wayne and Patsy.

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Nellie. She was such a dear friend to our family.Her kind compassionate loving way was infectious,she touched so many. We were blessed to have her and her family as our neighbors for so many years on Willow Drive. We will treasure all our great memories with her. May she Rest In Peace .Forever in our hearts.❤️ Love Juli, Harry Jeffrey and Steven Radersma. Our deepest condolences to all her family.

Paul & family, so sorry to hear of Nellie’s passing. May it comfort you to know that you are in our prayers. Love & peace to you at this time. Joyce & Gene Hartsfield

PAUL AND, FA MILY SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS,MY CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY.STAY STRONG MY FRIEND. RON DOWER

Was sorry to hear about the passing of this wonderful woman. She was the mother of a dear friend and grandmother to my godchildren Cody and kassie. May she rest in peace and have a joyful reunion with her first husband Paul and son Paulie. Condolences to her family.

Was sorry to hear about the passing of this wonderful women. She was the mother of a dear friend and grandmother to my godchildren Cody and kassie. May she rest in peace and have a joyful reunion with her first husband Paul and son Paulie. Condolences to her family.

So sad to hear of Nellie’s passing… a friend to my mom and me….
GOD’S SPEED BRUD.

To Paul & Family. So sorry to learn of your loss. Sending our sincere condolences. Our thougths and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

To Paul and family, sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dianne

To Paul and family, Brian and I were saddened to hear of Nellie’s passing. Brian has many fond memories of Nellie growing up in Bay de Verde. May you be comforted in your loss by the strength and support of family and friends. Brian and Donna Lockyer, London, Ontario

Paul and family. Very sorry to hear of Nellie’s passing. Please accept our sympathy and condolences

Paul and family. Very sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences.

To Paul and family,so sorry to hear about Nellies passing.We have never met Nellies ,but only heard all positive things.Our deepest sympathy to all Beulah and Clarence Blundon

Please accept the deepest condolences from the Thomas v. Byrne family.
Jan, Michelle, Meridith Aimee and our extended families……
May Nellie rest in the armes of Jesus.

With deepest sympathy to Nellie’s family, she was a wonderful neighbour on Willow Drive, such a nice, sweet lady who will be remembered fondly by all who knew her. She will be missed!

Paul , please accept my sincere condolences

Keith,Thelma and the Burt family

We are so saddened to hear of Nellie,s passing.
Our thoughts are with you all at this time and may you find peace in all the happy momeries you have shared with Nellie.

Sending our love,
Morley and Tammy Hart

My condolences to mr burt and all of Nellie’s family.you were a beautiful lady and I am so grateful that I did know you RIP sweetie from ivan and christine jenkins

To Gary, Carl and all the Burt Family and friends, I send you my heartfelt condolences on your mom’s passing. Hoping you enjoy loving memories and sending you light and peace. God bless.

To the Carl, Gary and Burt Family, so sorry to learn that your Mom has passed on. Thinking of you all during this time. May the memories help you through this difficult time.

Bob Kirby