Beatrice H. Bellinger

April 17, 1940November 18, 2012

Funeral services for Beatrice H. Bellinger, age 72 of Heuvelton will be held on Wednesday (Nov 21, 2012) at 6:00pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Nichols officiating. Her place of rest will be Foxwood Memorial Park.

Calling hours will also be held on Wednesday (Nov 21, 2012) from 3:00-6:00pm at the funeral home. Mrs. Bellinger passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday(Nov 18, 2012)

Surviving are two sons Donald Bellinger & his wife Michele of Ogdensburg, Ronald Bellinger & his wife Pam of Heuvelton; two daughters Lisa Gushea & her husband Michael of Heuvelton, Becky Bellinger & her companion Duane Downing of Macomb; three brothers Francis Trombly & his wife Judy of Madrid, Clayton Trombly Jr. & his wife Pam of Morristown, Larry Trombly & his companion Carol Fox of Heuvelton; two sisters Mary Lou Witherell & her companion Earl Johnston of Heuvelton, Pat O’Donnell & her husband Dave of DePeyster; eight grandchildren Benjamin Gushea, Deanna Bellinger, Katherine Crawford, Joseph Crawford, Benjamin McKeever, Tabitha McKeever, Michael St. Dennis & Todd St. Dennis; four great-grandchildren Mason, Michael, Esther & Torin and many nieces, nephews & cousins.

Beatrice was born on April 17, 1940 in Orange, MA, a daughter of Clayton & Verna “Helen” (Strader) Trombly. She attended school in Heuvelton and later graduated from Canton Central. She married Ronald F. Bellinger on July 16, 1960 in Heuvelton. He predeceased her on June 11, 2009.

From 1961 – 1988 she and her husband owned and operated a 300 acre farm while they raised their children. She then went to work at McCadam Cheese Company, The Heuvelton Deli, and drove school bus for both Heuvelton Central School and CDP (Community Development Program) for several years. She retired in 2009.

In her retirement years, she enjoyed volunteering at many church functions, shopping on the home network channels, crossword puzzles, arts & crafts, spending time at her winter residence in Florida, attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, cooking for family functions where she enjoyed entertaining her family and spending time with them.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Galilee United Methodist Church or the Heuvelton First Responders.



  • Calling Hours Wednesday, November 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 21, 2012


  • Place of Rest

Beatrice H. Bellinger

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December 2, 2012

To Bea's family and siblings... I knew Bea growing up in Rensselaer Falls, Ny...we were neighbors and rode the school bus together. She was kind and helpful. We spent a few Sundays riding horseback together. I express my sympathy to her family.
Mary Ann Bracy Hill, Ridge Manor, Florida

joe + crystal schack

November 23, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless Joe and Crystal Schack

Shirley Sibbitts

November 21, 2012

Sweet Bea, you always inspired me by your love and caring for Ron in a time of need, it was at a time when my Dad was so sick as well, I always loved the wonderful smile on your face and your loving caring manner in which you always carried!! RIP Honey, We will meet again someday! XXX

November 20, 2012

So very sorry to hear about the passing of a wonderful women. Bea was always smiling and laughing, she will be greatly missed. Bea drove our school bus for many years and was loved by all! Your family is in our thoughts & prayers.

Curt & Brandi (Harris) Wagner

Linda (Scott) Dafoe

November 20, 2012

My heart goes out to your family for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

Rosemary Knowlton

November 20, 2012

I am so sorry to read of Bea's passing. I remember her well and always enjoyed talking to her. She never went anywhere without a hello and a smile on her face!!! I know she leaves a huge void both with her family and the community, but she will always be remembered fondly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all and with Bea. With sympathy, love and prayers, Rosemary

November 20, 2012

Mary Lou, so sorry for your loss. we are in fla so cant tell you in person. i know how much you will miss Bea. Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. Reta Martin

Chris Wainwright

November 20, 2012

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Bea...I remember having her as a bus driver for many years...She was a women who was loved by all and has a wonderful spirit...She will be missed by everyone that she has touched over the years...My Sincere confolences to the family in this diffcult time..

November 20, 2012

Bea always greeted friends with a smile and true, warm care and concern. I am deeply sorrowful that this truly wonderful lady has left us. To all her family, my sincerest sympathy. Aimee Fay

November 20, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Brian, Tina, Dakota,and Karina Warren