Joanne M. Bell, 70, a teacher in the Corfu school system for 20 years, died Thursday (Feb. 8, 2001) in Orchard Manor Nursing Home after a long illness.
Miss Bell, who was born in Medina, was a graduate of Medina High School. She earned a degree from Genesee State College in teaching and library management.
Before joining the Corfu school system, she taught in the Mayville School District.
Miss Bell was a member of First Baptist Church.
She enjoyed reading, baking and embroidering and was known for her extensive bell collection.
A memorial service will be held in the spring. Burial will be in Bates Road Cemetery.