Peggy Jane Bell on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Age 68. Mother of Michelle (Mike) Contarino of Wenonah, Michael (Tracy) Dinovi of Oak Valley, Mark (Jessica) Dinovi of Gibbstown, and Matthew Dinovi of Keyser, WV. Grandmother of Jeremiah Dinovi, Christina Dinovi, Matthew Contarino, Brett Contarino, Benjamin Contarino, Zachary Dinovi, Brandon Dinovi, and Brayden Dinovi. Sister of William (Karen) Bell of Pittsgrove. Daughter of the late Chester Arthur and Lillian Verna (nee Kinneman) Bell.
Born in Woodbury and raised in Glassboro and Williamstown, Peggy was a longtime resident of Franklinville where she raised her family before moving to Keyser, WV and most recently Mullica Hill. She was a 1968 graduate of Glassboro High School and later went back to school to earn an associates degree from Camden County College in 1991. Peggy worked as a Dietary Technician for 5 years at the Romney Hospital in WV and later for 10 years with Sodexo Food Service for the Camden County Health Services Center at Lakeland before her retirement in 2010.
She was faithful and devoted member of the church teaching Sunday School for many years and active with the Chit-Chat Group. During her high school years, Peggy played the clarinet and was a member of the Marching Band as well as participating with the schools theatrical productions. She coached youth soccer in Franklin Township and was a second mom to many of the kids in the neighborhood. Peggy was a good bowler in her younger years and enjoyed yoga more recently. She loved the mountains in West Virginia and the trips to Ocean City with family. Peggy’s liked her bus trips with the senior citizens, nights at the Broadway Theatre in Pitman, and lunches with aunts and cousins. She loved spending time with family and cherished the movie nights and doing crafts with the grandchildren. Her family remembers her as a woman with a great sense of humor and love for her parents.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and again on Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the BARCLAY FUNERAL HOME, 208 Maple Street, Clayton, NJ 08312. Funeral service on Thursday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment Chicory Chapel Cemetery, Monroeville. Sign the guestbook and send condolences at BarclayFuneralHome.net.