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 Katherine <I>Totten</I> Bellis

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Katherine Totten Bellis

  • Birth 3 Sep 1911
  • Death 21 Jul 2008
  • Burial Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 5829724

Katherine T. Bellis, 96, died July 21, 2008 at the Life Care Center in Colorado Springs. She was born Sept. 3, 1911 in Ringoes, NJ to Madge and Fred Totten.

She was married to Norman P. Bellis in 1938 and lived in Hackettstown, NJ until 2006 when she moved to Colorado with her daughter. Katherine worked as a school teacher for 36 years. She was also an active community volunteer and member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Hackettstown.

Katherine was pre-deceased by her parents, six brothers, and one sister. Her husband Norman died in 1978. She is survived by her daughter Margaret Dyer-Weissman, son-in-law, Melvyn Weissman, son Jonathan Bellis, daughter-in-law Virginia Gwynn, one granddaughter, five grandsons, and two great-grandchildren.

No one could have asked for a more supportive mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend.

Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday July 23 at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs. A funeral is planned at a later date at the Larison's Corner Presbyterian Church, Ringoes, NJ, and internment will take place thereafter at the Amwell Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to the children's charity of your choice.

1930 Census - East Amwell, Hunterdon, NJ
Fred H Totten 41 - head
Madge E Totten 38 - wife
Katherine Totten 18 - daughter
Albert Totten 16 - son
Eleanor Totten 15 - daughter
John Totten 11 - son
James Totten 11 - son
Fred Totten 4 - son
Kenneth Totten 1 - son

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  • Created by: Laura Kandro
  • Added: 7 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5829724
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Totten Bellis (3 Sep 1911–21 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5829724, citing Amwell Ridge Cemetery, Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Laura Kandro (contributor 46489940) .