Michael C. Bellew Sr.

| 21 Aug 2021 | 02:57

    Michael C. Bellew Sr. of Milford, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, in Cornwall-on-Hudson. He was 76 years old.

    The son of Patrick Bellew Sr. and Mary MacDermott Bellew, Michael was born on Oct. 12, 1944, in New York City. He was a retired Uniformed Sanitation Worker for the New York City Department of Sanitation in the Bronx.

    He also was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War.

    Survivors include his wife Linda Zarnoch Bellew at home; sons: Michael C. Bellew Jr. and his wife Dixci of Moreno Valley, California, and Timothy Bellew and his wife Ashley of Cornwall; daughters: Dawn Bellew-Herndon and her husband Shawn of Cornwall-on-Hudson and Melissa Buckley and her husband Sean of Cornwall-on-Hudson; brothers: James Bellew and Patrick Bellew Jr., both of the state of Florida, and Peter Bellew of New Jersey; sister Mary Bellew of the Bronx; five grandchildren: Kyle, Abbygail, Madelyn, Emma and Olivia; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

    He was predeceased by a brother, John Bellew.

    Memorial visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 515 Route 32, Highland Mills.

    Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.

    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

    Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes, Highland Mills (845 782-8185 or www.ssqfuneralhome.com).