Margaret T. Bell “Jingles”, 75, of Ocean City, New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 after a brief illness at her daughter’s house in Lancaster, PA surrounded by her family.
She was born in Philadelphia, PA to Thomas and Helen Esher on January 8th, 1940.
She graduated from Notre Dame High School for Girls and served in the Air Force from 1958 – 1961.
She was a friend of Bill W., a Florist, and loved to attend children’s parties, street fairs and Ocean City Market Days as Jingles the Clown – painting faces and making children of all ages smile. She loved her family dearly and was devoted to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. Her home was at the beach, where she could scooter on the boardwalk or hang out with all her friends. Her main goal in life was to put a smile on everyone’s face that she met. She will be forever missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her Children: Theresa Faber (William DeWald), Cathy Van Tash (Rob Van Tash), and Jim Bell (Sammantha Bell); Grandchildren: Jimmy Faber, Lauren Ruffin, Derek DiCamillo, Kaitlyn Van Tash, RJ Van Tash, Mason Bell, and Savannah Bell; Great-grandchild: Jase Ruffin.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Sea Isle Community Center 300 John F. Kennedy Blvd Sea Isle City, NJ 08243 on Sunday, December 6th, 2015 at 11:00am with a reception immediately following. Friends may greet the family from 10:00am until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, Please make a donation in her memory to your favorite charity or organization.