Lena Mae Bella

May 16, 1915 - April 21, 2008

05/16/1915 - 04/21/2008

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday April 23, 2008
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home-Bellaire
441-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Thursday April 24, 2008
Guardian Angel Mausoleum/Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH
Directions
Service
Thursday April 24, 2008
9:30 am
St. John Catholic Church
415-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home-Bellaire
441-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Lena Mae Bella, 92, of St. Clairsville, Ohio , formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, April 21, 2008 at the Forest Hill Retirement Community in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

She was born May 16, 1915 in Bellaire, Ohio a daughter of the late Paulo and Annuziata Bartoli Appolloni.

Lena was a homemaker and a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio, the St. Francis Society and the Madonna Crusaders.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Bella on July 13, 1997, three brothers, Victor , Zeppo and William Appolloni and three sisters, Anne Howell, Flora Bumgardner and Mary Weekley.

Surviving are two sons, Samuel Bella, Jr. and his wife Mari of Euclid, Ohio, William Bella and his wife Linda of Lansing, Ohio. A daughter, Nancy Pramik of St. Clairsville, Ohio Also seven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.

Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 9:30 am at the St. John Catholic Church Bellaire, Ohio with Msgr. Gene W. Mullett, the Celebrant.

Entombment in the Guardian Angel Mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Vigil services will be held on
Thursday at 2:15 pm at the funeral home.

Share your thoughts and memories with Lena’s family at altmeyer.com.

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Larry and Mary Ann Bishop
8 years ago

Aunt Lena we are going to miss a truly great person. We will miss the laughter sharing a Nipsey Russel Record and we will really miss the “johnnie cakes.” Mary Ann and I will miss the “wet” kisses but most of all we will miss you.

Larry and Mary Ann Apppolloni Bishop

Lisa Johnson
8 years ago

I AM THE DIETARY MANAGER AT FOREST HILLS. I WANTED TO TELL YOU HOW SORRY I AM OF THE PASSING OF YOUR MOTHER AND TO LET YOU KNOW HOW MUCH SHE WILL BE MISSED. SHE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE ON HER FACE AND A FUNNY STORY FOR ME NO MATTER HOW SHE FELT EACH DAY…SHE MADE ME LAUGH ON MANY OCCASIONS!!!! SHE WAS TRULEY AN ANGEL ON EARTH AND I LOVED HER DEARLY! I UNDERSTAND THE VOID YOU ARE FEELING IN HER LEAVING TO GO HOME TO HEAVEN…I LOST MY MOTHER 4 WKS AGO ON EASTER 2008. I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AND PRAY THAT GOD WILL COMFORT YOU THROUGH THIS TIME.. LISA JOHNSON

forest hill
8 years ago

we will all miss her!!! our deepest sympathy to the family members of Lena