Robert Francis Bellard Sr.
1939-2014 Mr. Robert Francis Bellard Sr., 74 of North Adams, MA died Sunday January 19, 2014 at Hillcrest Commons surrounded by his family. He was born in Cheshire, MA on January 31, 1939 son of Antonio and Lillian (Eurbin) Bellard. He attended schools in Adams and Cheshire and graduated from the Drury High School. He was last employed by Scarafoni Ford for several years. Before that, he worked at WR Grace and the Wall-Streeter Shoe Co. He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Bob was a member of the North Adams Elks. He was a Little League baseball coach and also coached football and basketball for many years. Survivors include his wife, Helen L. (Therrien) Bellard whom he married on June 23, 1962 in Notre Dame Church in Adams. He also leaves a son, Robert F. Bellard Jr. of Stephentown, NY and three daughters including Kimberly Mroz of Somersworth, NH; Kathleen Lyon of North Adams; and Jacqueline Porter of Barrington, NH; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; his brother, Antonio Bellard of Burlington, NJ and nieces and nephews. One brother and four sisters are deceased including Elizabeth Estes, Marion Jones, Dorothy DeSanty, Carol Bellard, and Roger Bellard. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Robert Bellard will be Thursday January 23, 2014 at 10:15 AM from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Wednesday from 4-7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the
in care of the funeral home. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 21, 2014