|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1916|
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 2009|
BEVERLY, MA — Frances (Cook) Belanger, 93, passed away at Beverly Hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009 after a brief illness. She resided at the Girdler House Retirement Home in Beverly.
Frances was born in Georgetown on Aug. 11, 1916. She was the daughter of Alton and Gladys Cook of Georgetown. She was predeceased by her husband, Lucien A. Belanger and her son, Lewis A. Belanger. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Phyllis Sheppard and Eleanor Cunningham and brother, Robert Cook. Frances graduated from Georgetown High School in 1934. Frances "Cookie" graduated from the Beverly Hospital School of Nursing in 1938. She later worked at Beverly Hospital and the Johnson Clinic for many years as a Registered Nurse.
She was an active member of the Beverly Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association, The North Shore Organ Society and the Hannah Dustin Society in Haverhill.
She leaves a daughter, Sally and her husband Joseph DiGennaro; a daughter-in-law, Dianne Belanger Allen and husband Dr. Richard Allen; six grandchildren, Adrienne Belanger Belt and her husband Steven, Matthew Belanger and his wife Ashley, Christopher Belanger, Joseph L. DiGennaro and his wife Jeannie, Michael DiGennaro and his wife Lauren, and Katherine DiGennaro Gilfillen and her husband Stuart. She also leaves three great-grandchildren, Ethan and Gavin Belt and Delaney Belanger. She is survived by several loving nephews and nieces.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held at the Campbell-Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly (North Beverly location) on Saturday at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at the Harmony Cemetery in Georgetown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her son Lewis' name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published in the Gloucester Daily Times on 8/20/2009
Created by: Linda Mary Machie Beebe ...
Record added: Aug 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40916320