Greenland, NH — A. George Bellevue, 83, died suddenly on Friday, October 12, 2012. He was the husband of Theresa (LeBrun) Bellevue, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage.
Born in Danvers on Oct. 14, 1929, he was the son of the late Albert and Ellen (Manning) Bellevue. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a member of the Class of 1947 at Holten High School.
George was a well-known painting contractor on the North Shore for fifty years. He resided in Danvers for more than 65 years where he raised his family before moving to New Hampshire on his retirement.
In the late 1940s, George helped to organize the Sea Scouts in Danvers and enjoyed many years working with the youth. He loved to travel, especially with his family. He enjoyed his vacation home in Naples, Maine, and being with his group of many friends. Most of all, George loved skiing with his wife, children, and grandchildren at Shawnee Peak. Family meant everything to him, and he will be sadly missed by all those who loved him.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Brenda Czaja and her husband Edward of Wheeling, IL, Ken Bellevue and his wife Beverly of Greenland, NH, Joyce Manin and her husband Mitchell of Exeter, NH, and Timothy Bellevue and his wife Kelly of Orrs Island, ME, eight grandchildren, Monica, Madison, and Rebecca Bellevue, Jessica and Nadine Bellevue, Emily Ackley, Erin Waysville, and Jennifer Czaja, two great-grandchildren, Alexander Ackley and Luke Waysville, two sisters, Ruth Osgood and Lois Bolduc and her husband Norman, a brother, William Bellevue and his wife Marge, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Bellevue.
ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 10:30AM in Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant St., Danvers. Burial will follow at 1PM in Calvary Cemetery, Greenland Rd., Portsmouth, NH. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Monday from 5-8PM in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. In lieu of flowers, George would appreciate it if you take your children or grandchildren skiing this winter. www.LyonsFuneral.com.