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Obituary: Mary Bell McCoy, age 98 of Darby PA |


Mary  Bell


On September 25, 2012, in the Little Flower Manor in Darby, PA (nee Ricker) Age 98.  Loving wife of the late John Lester McCoy. In the loving and cherished care of her children: Charles Brown McCoy of Eddystone, PA, Johanne McCoy Heard (Dr. David B. Heard) of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, John Albert McCoy (Barbara) of Chadds Ford, PA and the late Leslie Dempsey (surviving husband Earl) of Ridley Park, PA. Devoted Grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 5. 

Mary Bell’s passion in her life was music. She attended The Juilliard School of Music in New York City, NY. Mary Bell was a lifetime musician and was the organist and choir director at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church in Eddystone, PA. She was loved by her extended family and caregivers at Little Flower Manor in Darby, PA. Relatives, friends, residents of Little Flower Manor and caregivers are kindly invited to attend her viewing on Monday from 9 am to 10 am at Little Flower Manor (CHAPEL): 1201 Springfield Road, Darby, PA  19023.

Mass of Christian Burial 10 am in the Chapel. Interment with her late husband, John Lester McCoy in Mount Hope Cemetery, Aston, PA. There will be no evening viewing. Family prefers in lieu of flowers memorial donations in Mary Bell’s memory to Little Flower Manor: 1201 Springfield Road, Darby, PA , 19023 Attn: Resident’s Fund. Please write in memo: Mary Bell McCoy. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Mary Bell McCoy. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ PH: 856-456-1142