Feb. 5, 2013
Louise Belles, of Pittston, passed away Feb. 5, 2013, in Hospice Community Care at 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 the 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 at Owens Illinois, Pittston 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; Margaret Zoeller, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Tiffani, Nicole, Jonathan and Kimberlee; companion John Duggan and friend for over 33 years, his daughter; Karen Anuszewski, and his grandchildren, Shane and Hailey Rose.
Funeral services will be held Friday evening at 7 p.m. at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. The Rev. James Breese, pastor of First Baptist Church, Pittston, will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening from 4 until service time at 7 p.m.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.