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Sharon L. Bella

November 27, 1964 - August 18, 2021


Athens, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

August 18, 2021



Birth Date:

November 27, 1964

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York


Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 10 to 12 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York


Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly, New York

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Sharon L. Bella

Sharon L. Bella, 56, of Athens, PA passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at home.

She was predeceased by her parents, Carlton and Frances Smith Jackson.

Sharon is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Philip Bella of Athens; daughters, Brittinay Bella of Waverly and Kyli Bella of Whitney Point; sister, Diana (Guy) Auge of Waverly; grandchildren, Oliver, Aliannah and Seth; along with nieces, cousins and many friends.

Sharon graduated from Waverly High School in the class of 1983 and went on to join the Navy where she served eight years.  While in the Navy she met and married the love of her life, a Marine, Philip Bella.  After her military service and while raising her family, she worked at Panosian’s Famous Shoes until there closing.  She then worked at Waverly Central School District as a one-on-one aide with children with disabilities.  She was a loving grandmother who also had a deep love for Schnauzers, collecting everything she could with them on it.  She also collected many thimbles.  Sharon enjoyed trivia, watching M.A.S.H., lucifer and Hogan’s Heroes on TV.  She was a social member of the Sons of Italy in Sayre.

A time of calling will be held on Thursday August 26, 2021 from 10 to 12 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  A memorial service to honor Sharon’s life on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York and burial to follow at Glenwood Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded Sharon.  For those who are unable to attend, we will Live Stream the service at 12:00 at  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Sharon’s family may visit our Facebook page or in our “Obituaries” at  

Sympathy Messages 

From: Marcia Shipman Murray
Diana, I’m so sorry for your loss! Our condolences for your family.
Marcia and Joe Murray

From: Wheelers
We are so sorry for your loss we are thinking about you guys if you need us for anything please don't hesitate to contact us

From: Nicole thomas
Sharon Bella ur going to be miss u where a good person I going to miss u prayers and thought to the family and her husband I going to miss u u where gone way to soon  rip until we see each other again

From: Deanna Fassett
I'm so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: VFW Post 1536, Sayre
Please accept our deepest sympathy.

From: Rose Myers and georgie
So very sorry for your loss. Hugs and Prayers to get you thru the days ahead.

From: Kim and Julie McNaney Parnussie
We are so very sorry for the passing of Sharon.  We worked together at Mc Panosians store, and she went to school with my husband Kim Parnussie and his brother Keith.      I have fond memories of our fun antics at work and outside work too.  She will be missed by all.   RIP Sharon.  Watch over your wonderful family

So very sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. Sending prayers of strength to her family and dear friends.

From: Barbara Schutt
Diana, sorry for your loss!

From: Sue Miller Buman
To the entire family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sharon always had a kind word for everyone. I know we will see each other some day.

From: June Satterly
My deepest condolences to the family.

From: Denise Chambers
So sorry to hear about Sharon. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Bonnie Bailey Every
Sending prayers and hugs at this difficult time

From: Tresa Kieffer
To the Bella family I send my deepest condolences.  Sharon was a great lady.  You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

From: The Merrills
We are very sorry for your loss. She was beautiful inside and out. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Kim, keith, Kristi and katelyn

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