Robert Bellmore1930 - 2013
Robert Dale Bellmore, age 83 of Rogers City
passed away May 6, 2013 in Rogers City.
He was born February 16, 1930 in Rogers City
to the late Maxwell and Myrtle (Barley) Bellmore.
On September 6, 1958 he married Janice M. Montych at
St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Bob loved his job. He sailed on the Great
Lakes for over 40 years. Bob was a wheelsman on the freighters for
Ford Motor Co., Bradley Transportation, Olgebay Norton, and
Great Lakes Fleet. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was
involved in many of his children’s and grandchildren’s activities.
Bob was an avid Detroit Tigers fan and also liked playing the lottery,
going to the casinos, and playing poker.
Mr. Bellmore is survived by:
his wife, Jan;
6 children, Michael, Nancy (Henry III) Dietlin, Marti (Dave) Farmer,
Jeanne (Steve) Eberspacher, Doug, and Meredeth;
grandchildren, Brandon, Chelsea, Alexander, Henry John IV, Robert,
Renee (Zach) Raushi, Jason, Aaron, Justin, Jordan, and
2 great grandchildren, Caden and Colton;
sister, Shirley Kelley;
sister-in-law, Judy Montych.
He was preceded in death by:
his son, Robert D.;
7 brothers, Lawrence, Charles, Stanley, Pete, Orville, George, and
3 sisters, Charlotte Plowman, June DeCaire, and Adeline Baker.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3:00 until
8:00 p.m. where the rosary will be recited at 6:30 followed by the
parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. Jerome Green conducting.
Visitation will continue on Wednesday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church
from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. with
Fr, Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.
Burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to
St. Ignatius Catholic School in memory of Robert D. Bellmore.