Louise Belles of Pittston passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
She was born May 7, 1938, daughter of the late Robert and Grace Hastie Walsh. She was a graduate of Pittston High School. She was baptized in First Baptist Church, Pittston, and attended First United Methodist Church, Pittston.
She traveled the United States and overseas to Germany with her husband for many years throughout their military journey. She was later employed for a number of years by Owens-Illinois, Jenkins Township.
Louise enjoyed music, fishing, frequent trips to Atlantic City and her favorite game show, "Jeopardy."
She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Belles, in 1984; sisters, June Shane, Eleanor DeLeo and Marjorie Toler.
She is survived by her children, Vicki Lynn and husband, Brian Johnson, Olympia, Wash.; David William Belles and wife, Sandra, Exeter; Roger Michael Belles and wife, Mary Patricia, Alexandria, Va.; brothers, Robert Walsh, Dupont; John Walsh, Pittston; Richard Walsh, Florida; Ronald Walsh, Harding; and Larry Walsh, Pittston Township; sisters, Roberta Jones, Duryea; Marilyn Davis, Moosic; Debbie Calvey, Avoca; and Margaret Zoeller, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Tiffani, Nicole, Jonathan and Kimberlee; companion, John Duggan, friend for more than 33 years; his daughter, Karen Anuszewski; and his grandchildren, Shane and Hailey Rose.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. The Rev. James Breese, pastor of First Baptist Church, Pittston, will officiate. Friends may call 4 p.m. to service time Friday. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.