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F. Neil Bellemore

December 23, 1931 ~ January 18, 2017 (age 85)

Of Lewiston, NY, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in Mt. St. Mary's Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY,  on December 23, 1931, the son of the late Lawrence and Dorothy [Cunningham] Bellemore.

Neil graduated from Niagara High School and served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was employed  with the  State Farm Insurance as an agent for several years and  later became  a bus driver with Blue Bird from 1989 until 2005 and then with We Care Transportation where he was a bus driver and bus monitor. Neil was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Niagara Falls over the years, serving as an elder and Deacon. He was the bus driver for the church's out reach program which he started.
He loved spending time with his family especially his grand and great grandchildren. Neil enjoyed fishing and watching sports.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years MaryJean [Simpson] Bellemore, a son Christian Beaver, five daughters Beverly (Jackie) Chavers, Micheline (late David) Bevacqua, Colette (late Roger) Sorg, Denise (Harold) Thrush and Paula (Gary) Spears, a sister Patricia Barbely, also 19 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Neil was the brother of the late Larry and Jack Bellemore and C. Diane Woods.

His family will be present on Sunday from 2-6 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Niagara Falls, 311 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY.

Memorials may be made in his name to the First Presbyterian Church of Niagara Falls.

Interment with Military Honors in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.

 Service Information

January 22, 2017

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
1124 Ontario Ave
Niagara Falls, NY 14305-2756

Funeral Service
January 23, 2017

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church of Niagara Falls
311 1st Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303

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