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Joan Bell

June 23, 1950 — November 29, 2021

Rochester - Joan K. Bell, 71 of Rochester passed away on Monday, (November 29, 2021) at St. Ann's Nursing Home in Rochester.

Ms. Bell was born June 23, 1950 in Rochester, a daughter of the late Anthony and Jean (Sinaguglia) Marini.

Joan worked for many years as a paralegal with the New York State Appellate Court in Rochester.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Christopher Hecht) Bell of Rochester; grandchildren, Richard and Anjalia Bell; a brother, Adam Marini of Rochester; sisters, Linda Barr, Karen Marsh, and Tina (Neil) Jacobs all of Rochester; a god son, Anthony Marsh of Rochester; god daughters, Michelle (Mike) Dixon of Woodlands, Texas, and Alicia Otis of Rochester. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Joan is preceded in death by her brother, Richard Marini.

A private family service will be held. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380, or to the family.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home in Bergen. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at .
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