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 Salvatore Michael “Sully” Bellino

Salvatore Michael “Sully” Bellino

Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 5 Dec 2010 (aged 96)
Massachusetts, USA
Burial Swampscott, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 62717224 · View Source
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Salvatore Michael "Sully" Bellino Of Swampscott, died December 5, 2010.

He was born in Chelsea, MA on November 28, 1914, son of the late Paul Bellino and Antonette (Tomesello) Bellino, and resided on Grove Street in East Boston. During the summer of 1931, he served in the Citizens Military Training Camp (CMTC) aka Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC). He was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1932.

A Veteran of World War II, he enlisted in the Army on the 3rd of May in 1943. He graduated from the School for Medical Technicians at Lawson General Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia on the 6th of September, 1943. On the 18th of October, 1943, he was transferred to Europe with Company C, 75th Medical Battalion and served under General George Patton, having engagements in Northern France, Rhineland, and Ardennes Central Europe. In the spring of 1945, Mr. Bellino's Army unit helped free the prisoners in the Dachau Concentration Camp. He returned to the States on the 6th of October, 1945 and was subsequently discharged at Ft. Devens on the 5th of November, 1945. Sully was the recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, the European, African and Middle Eastern Theater Campaign ribbons and expert marksman badge. He served in both the Battle of the Bulge and the Normandy invasion.

Sully joined the United States Post Office in 1951, where he retired as a Safety Engineer in 1980 at the age of 66. Mr. Bellino was a graduate of the Harvard Exchange Program in Government Safety. For several years he met for breakfast at the Salem Diner with Johnny Pesky and "Pesky's Posse".

Husband of the late Phyllis (Beatrice) Bellino. Son of the late Paul Bellino and Antonette (Tomesello) Bellino. He is survived by his two children, Marian Phyllis (Bellino) Saluto and her husband George J. Saluto and Joseph P. Bellino. Also his two nephews Richard Tacelli and Father Ronald Tacelli, niece Cyndi Tacelli, and several nephews and a niece of the Beatrice family. He dearly loved his many grandchildren and great grandchildren and delighted in spending time with them. He was predeceased by his sister Grace Tacelli.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 62717224
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Salvatore Michael “Sully” Bellino (28 Nov 1914–5 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717224, citing Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by AngelWings (contributor 46797866) .