Brianna Dawn Bell

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 13, 2017

Brianna Dawn Bell, 27 of Irwin, passed away unexpectedly July 10, 2017. She was a graduate of Hempfield High School Class of ’08 and Robert Morris University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Brianna was an accomplished soccer player serving as captain of her high school soccer team and then being named Women’s Soccer MVP of the Robert Morris Colonials in 2011. She participated in four world soccer championships in Florida. She was a great athlete and enjoyed playing soccer and basketball. She loved kids and was a wonderful aunt. Brianna was an employee of Comcast. She is survived by her parents Joseph R. Bell of Irwin and Cheryl (Skinner) Bell of Irwin; her sister Alahna (Mike) Bell O’Brien of Jeannette, her brothers Joseph R. (Denise) Bell III of Coal Center and Vaughn at home; her grandparents Dolores (the late Joseph) Bell and Peg (the late Herb) Skinner; her niece Ella and nephew Joseph R. IV; also numerous aunts, uncles and cousins;her close friend Marissa Raymond and her beloved Shepherd Juno.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc. 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with Pastor Rich Phipps officiating. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. For online condolences please visit

Originally published July 13, 2017.

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