1943 – 2015
Putnam – Ronald M. “Pete” Bellerive, 72, of Woodside St., died Monday, August 17, 2015 in UMass Memorial Hospital. He was the loving husband of Cecile M. (Joyal) Bellerive. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Marcel and Lillian (Grenier) Bellerive.
Mr. Bellerive worked with the Highway Department of Public Works for the Town of Putnam for 27 years. He was a member of the Putnam Fire Department for over 40 years and also a member of the Putnam Lodge of Elks.
In addition to his wife, Pete is survived by his son, Daniel Bellerive and his wife Jacqueline of Pomfret; his daughters, Lisa Kring and her husband Ralph “Rik” of Ghent, NY, Lynne Camera of Orange Park, FL, and Kim Bellerive Bosworth and her husband Newton of Pasadena, MD; his brothers, Gerald Bellerive of Killingly, Norman Bellerive of NH, and Michael Bellerive of Putnam; his grandchildren, Sarah, Jillian, Matthew, Kelsey, Brianna, Carly, Charles, and Lillian; and his great-grandson, Holden. Pete is predeceased by his sister, the late Theresa Gorski.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Pete’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2015 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT where a service will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial in Saint Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations, may be made to the South County Dialysis Center, 336 Thompson Road, Suite 1, Webster, MA 01570. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.