Leonard Bellin

February 22, 1922July 4, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Sugarman Sinai Memorial Chapel, Providence, RI.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Leonard Bellin

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Joanne Bisbano

July 28, 2011

To the Bellin Family..I just heard of Dr Bellin's passing. He was my 3 boys pediatrician until he retired. He was a calm gentle soul who always knew what to say and how to say it to make you feel at ease. I think I called him 5 times the first week my oldest son was born and he was so patient with me. My boys speak of him fondly. My oldest son just became a father and I just said to him too bad you can't find a doctor like Dr Bellin..My son said I don't think a doctor like that exists anymore..We feel blessed to have had him in our lives...

Sharon Stern Robinson

July 26, 2011

Dear Bellin Family,
I was saddend to read in the Jewish Herald of your father's passing. I will always remember when I first met him. When my daughter was 9 months old she became ill on the drive home from New Hampshire. I called her pediatrician, described her symptoms. He told what she had and hung up the phone. At that point, at the urging of a relative I called your father. This was on a Friday. He gave instructions and told me to call him on Sunday morning at 7:30 if her fever had not broken. That morning he told me to bring her right in. He checked her, and then looked at me, put him arm around me and said, "You must be exhausted." I have been immensely grateful for the care and compassion he showed a young mother 25 years ago.

July 14, 2011

To The Family of Dr. Bellin,
I was saddened to have heard about your Dad's passing.
He was my Pediatrician and always very kind, gentle, and honest.
He was at the place where I work for a short while and I fortunately had the chance to thank him for being such a wonderful doctor and person. He was very fond of my parents and always interested in hearing about my family, and life.
I met your mom as well, and she was always as sweet as could be to me. We had many chats and laughs during visits.
My deepest condolences and My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. keeping cherished memories close to your heart will be of comfort.
Pattie Brady, North Providence

Anne Marie Rosner

July 13, 2011

To the Bellin Family We just wanted to let you know what your dad meant for to us. He was my husbands doctor then our 2 daughters. I remember him coming to visit me the first day our daughter was born He thanked me for choosing him to care for our child. I thought to myself what doctor would ever do that. Seven years later our second daughter was born 7 weeks early. Dr Bellin visited right after she was born and told us that she was a healthy child and that all will be well. But I have to say, with a smile on my face he seemed a little annoyed when her name was not chosen yet. Shortly after that visit her name was chosen!! Your dad was very happy at that news. Word can not express what he meant to our family. He was always there when we needed him, always with the right answers,always calm and always gentle manner. He was just a remarkable person and we were blessed to know him. He will be terribly missed but always with us Mark, Anne Marie, Allison and Elizabeth Rosner

Scott Sokolow

July 13, 2011

We were sorry to learn of Dr. Bellin's passing. He always was a great source of wisdom, reason, and comfort. He leaves behind a wonderful legacy for generations of Rhode Island families. He truly will be missed!
Scott, Miriam, and Marie Sokolow

Gail Povar

July 12, 2011

"Uncle Lenny" was my brother's and my pediatrician, and in time, diagnosed and treated ailments in both my children as well. Although quiet, he always had an attentive twinkle in his eye amidst the chatter and clatter of many Sundays in Seekonk and, later, evenings at my folks' place in Bristol. Aunt Shirley and Uncle Lenny were truly "the family one chooses" for the Povars, and we will always treasure memories of them both.

Sarah Kagan

July 8, 2011

Not only was Dr. Bellin a kind purveyor of science-based medicine, he could also affect a miracle cure. Once I had complained to Shirley that I was getting a lot of nose bleeds. When Leonard walked into the kitchen, she said, “Len, Sarah is getting a lot of nose bleeds. What can you do for her?”
“Well,” he said, “we could cauterize it.” He explained what that would entail.
“Would it hurt?” I asked.
He looked me straight in the eye and said, “Yes.”
I did not have another nose bleed for 20 years.

That aside, he was the best.

Alan Marcella

July 8, 2011

My deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Bellin. Dr.Bellin was our pediatrician for my sister and I from birth until we graduated from high school. I remember what seemed to be a long ride from Coventry to Angell St. for our visits, and sitting in the bay window seat. Dr. Bellin was a very kind and gentle man who truely had a passion for his profession. How many doctors would make house calls to Coventry ? Our family was blessed to have such a wonderful man taking care of us as we grew. May God bless him.
Alan Marcella (Coventry)

Lois Crawford

July 7, 2011

Dr. Bellin was my children's pediatrician and was always there to answer your questions, whatever time it was. I lost a baby at three days old and your Dad sat and held my hand and comforted me. I will keep you all in my prayers.

July 7, 2011

Dear Bellin Family,
Dr. Bellin was the doctor for my brother and I. I, along with others, always remember the special person he was. The office and house calls, lollipops after the visit, and knowing that when he disappeared into the small middle room, he was coming back with a needle !!!
He was also my childrens' pediatrician! and the lollipops and all else never changed.
We were blessed to have him in our lives caring for our precious children. May God bless him and watch over his family during this time.

Debbie Branco (East Providence)