- Barbara Jennie (Bean) Belleville
Barbara Jennie (Bean) Belleville, 90, passed away on July 9 at the Green Mountain Nursing Home, with family at her side. She was born in Montpelier on March 3, 1925, the daughter of the late Francis and Inez (McManis) Bean. Barbara married Donald L. Belleville on October 25, 1947. She was predeceased by her husband in August of 1996 and a sister, Lois Wilkins of Stowe, in 1999.
She graduated from Stowe High School in 1943 and the Training School for Nurses at St. Albans Hospital in 1947. She loved helping the elderly and focused the latter years of her nursing career on caring for them. Barbara is survived by two sons, Peter and his fiancée, Debbie Visi, of Winooski, and Donald and his wife, Jane, of Mendon, MA; and two daughters, Kathy and Marie, both of South Burlington; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Green Mountain Nursing Home for their care of Barbara over the last seven years, as well as the support from Hospice in her last days.
Visiting hours are Sunday July 12 form 3-5pm at LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Winooski. Funeral services will be held Monday July 13 at 11am at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Susan G. Komen Fund. Condolences can be left for the family at lavignefuneralhome.com