Anthony (Tony) Bell, 34, formerly of St. Anthony Park, died unexpectedly on July 20, with his wife by his side. Tony was born on Nov. 7, 1978. He went to grade school at St. Anthony Park Elementary, middle school at Murray Junior High, and graduated from Central High School in 1995. Tony attended the University of Minnesota before receiving a degree in media technologies from Brown Institute. Tony loved adventure and lived his life to the fullest. His greatest joy was his two sons, Wyatt, 2 1/2, and Waylon, 1. He traveled whenever possible, played in bands on and off, pursued photography and was a fabulous cook. Tony married Emily Taragonski-O’Brien on May 26 of this year and their two sons participated in the ceremony. Tony was best known for the unconditional love he had for his family and friends and his generous, fun-loving nature. Tony is survived by his wife and sons; parents, Roy and Theresa; sister, Nicole; grandmother, Diane Fay; grandfather, Archie DuCharme; mother-in-law, Virginia Hedges; and father-in-law, Joseph O’Brien. Jeff DuCharme, special uncle to Tony, was unable to make the funeral due to military obligations in Afghanistan; his absence was felt by his family. Tony will be greatly missed by all that knew him; his generous, loving spirit will be carried on through his children. Memorials can be mailed to Diane Fay at 3 Round Lake Trail, Little Canada, MN 55117.

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