Irene Jeanne Caron Bellamy
LEXINGTON - Irene Jeanne Caron Bellamy died Sept. 2, 2006, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington.
She was born Oct. 26, 1920, in Salem, Mass. to Sabastian and Adelaide Bouchard Caron. She was educated in Salem.
On Nov. 26, 1942, she married Noble Bruce Bellamy. They moved to Nebraska in August 1945 and to Farnam in 1946. She was a postal clerk for a few years at the Farnam Post Office, worked at the Farnam Bank for 18 years, retiring in 1984, and was a charter member of the Farnam American Legion Auxiliary. Noble preceded her in death on June 27, 1989. Irene had lived in Gothenburg since 1994 before moving to Park Avenue Estates in August 2000.
Survivors include her twin sons, Raymond (Nancy) Bellamy of Land O'Lakes, Fla., and Ronald (Mireille) Bellamy of O'Fallon, Mo.; four grandchildren, Tim (Debra) Bellamy, Richard Bellamy,Marie (Pat) Jandro and Jane (Scott) Glor; six great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Alice Caron of Peabody, Mass., and Harriet McCormack of Elwood; and three brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Doris) Bellamy of Farnam, Jack (Marlys) Bellamy of Arapahoe and Joe (Lloydell) Bellamy of Elwood.
Mrs. Bellamy was preceded in death by her parents, six sisters and five brothers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Farnam Senior Center.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Fort McPherson National Cemetery with the Rev. Donald O'Brien as Celebrant.
The memorial book will be available to sign from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Blase-Strauser Me-morial Chapel in Gothenburg.
North Platte Telegraph, 6 Sep 2006
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