On July 29, 2019 peacefully at Radius Millstream, Ashburton. Aged 86 years. Loved wife of the late John McPeake Bell. Loved mother of Bruce, Alastair and Paul, and daughter Alison. Loved Nana of Sarah and Sam Miller, Simon, Julia and Callum. Loved great Nana of Archie and Charlie. Loved sister of the late Alan Kenneth Malcolm and sister in law of the late Norrel, and Irene. Loved Aunt of Janet and Craig Hadley, Mark, Jenny and Steve Lunn, Marilyn and Martin Strachan, and Guy and Valerie Ockenden. Messages to Alison C/- 69/283 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia, or to the Bell family C/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.No flowers by request but donations to Dementia New Zealand would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday August 5, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.