August "Augie" Joseph Bellardine Sr.

March 1, 1927January 14, 2014
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Mr. August Joseph “Augie” Bellardine, Sr. of Trinity passed away January 14, 2014, Tuesday in the Hospice Home of High Point following a long illness. Mr. Bellardine was born March 1, 1927 in Oswego, NY to Oresto and Asunta Martini Bellardini. Service to his country was his career, having served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict and in the US Army during Vietnam, where he was a decorated veteran. Mr. Bellardine was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the International Club of the church. Mr. Bellardine was a member of the American Legion, the Elks, lifetime member of the VFW and a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, three sisters, and two daughters; Paula Ann Bellardine Hunter and Marianne Bellardine. On August 3, 1956 he married Frances Brougher who survives of the home. Also surviving are two sons: August, Jr of Virginia Beach, VA and Michael Bellardine of Trinity; and two brothers, Francis of Pulaski, NY and Ernest Bellardine of Oswego, NY. Mr. Bellardine had two grandchildren; August III of Duck, NC and Heather Bellardine of Richmond, KY and three great grandchildren; Madison and Ashlyn Bellardine of Richmond, KY and Leah Bellardine of Duck, NC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, January 18th at 11:00 am in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, the Reverend Fr. Vincent E. Smith, O.S.F.S. will officiate. The family will receive friends in the Gathering Space of the Church on Saturday beginning at 10:00 am until the hour of the service. Interment with full military honors will be held Thursday, January 23rd at 12 Noon in the Ft. Benning Post Cemetery, Ft. Benning, GA. Following the interment the family will host a reception at the Elks Lodge. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to the IHM School Fund, 4145 Johnson Street, High Point, NC 27265. You are invited to share your condolences and fond memories with the family at


  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 18, 2014
  • Visitation with Friends Saturday, January 18, 2014

August "Augie" Joseph Bellardine Sr.

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Kathie Small-Barron

February 2, 2014

Dear Fran, I will always have the fondest of memories of you, Bell and the kids. Fran you look the same to me and Bell was as handsome as ever. Now he can visit with my mom and dad up in heaven. With love, Kathie (Jessie & John's daughter)

John Small

February 2, 2014

Our Fasmily's memories of Bell go all the way back to Alaska in 1959! He was quite the guy with something always going on around him. He certainly had a life well lived. God bless you Bell! And Fran - this all gors for you too with our love!

Kim Cada

January 24, 2014

We love you very much Uncle Bell. I know you are up there catching up with Paula and Marianne. You were always super funny and lots of fun. We miss you!
Kim, Larry, Tommy, and Avery

January 22, 2014


Our thoughts and deepest sympathy to you all.

Pamela Friend & Family
Columbus, Georgia

Albert Knight

January 19, 2014

Sending heartfelt condolences to the Bellardine family. Thinking of you fondly during this sad time. Mr. Bellardine may have left you for a while but in spirit will be with you always. Prayers of comfort and God's blessings for Mrs. Bellardine, Augie, Faye, Michael and extended family.

January 18, 2014

Dear Augie and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sadness. May your many wonderful memories comfort you. Diane (Pierce) and Paul Barkshire (Anchorage, AK)

Pete Mauro

January 18, 2014

Augie, Thinking of you and your family today and throughout this time.....many prayers are being sent to all of you and your families.

Sending this small note with much love and respect,
Pete Mauro


January 18, 2014

Oh "Reverend" how I will miss you and the way your eyes lit up when you saw I was working..there's an empty seat and a hole in my heart.."Doctor"

Sandra Ortiz

January 18, 2014

mr bellardine always was mr. dean martin to me! he had the looks and charm of a movie star! like my brother junior said, the bellardines have been family friends for over 40 years. we are family. mr. bellardine has gone to be with my dad and one day we will all be a complete family again :)

Heather Bel larding

January 17, 2014

Today heaven gained one of the best men I have ever known, my grandfather. He wasn't a man of many words but he always gave me strength when I needed it. He always made sure we knew he loved us and was just simply the best. Until we meet again, I love you forever and always.