Jane M. Bell


NAUGATUCK — Jane M. (Galvin) Bell, 99, formerly of Waterbury, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Beacon Brook in Naugatuck.

Jane was born May 17, 1924, in Waterbury, daughter of the late William and Jenny (Ney) Galvin. Raised in Waterbury, she attended local schools and was a graduate of Crosby High School. She was a waitress at the Front Page Restaurant for many years; loved playing bingo and scratch tickets.

She is survived by her daughters, Ann Ricard and her husband Edward of Waterbury, and Sandy Tanganelli and her husband Tom of Prospect; her grandchildren, Christine Colella Damato, Jimmy Colella, TJ Tanganelli, Stacey DePaulo and Tony Tanganelli; her great-grandchildren, Kaylee, RJ, Asher, Tino, Vinny, Ryan, Nick and Ava; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was to be celebrated on Tuesday, March 12, at 10 a.m. at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Friends could visit with Jane’s family at the Bergin Funeral Home, 290 E. Main St., from 8:30 a.m. until time to leave for Mass at 9:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jane’s name to the Smilow Cancer, 35 Park St., New Haven, CT 06519.

To send notes of sympathy and comfort to Jane’s family, please visit her tribute page at berginfuneralhome.com.