Henry E. Belisle,
91, of Cumberland, died Tuesday, August 26th. He was the beloved husband of Claire M. (Dupre) Belisle. Mr. & Mrs. Belisle had been married 71 years. Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Hormisdas and Liliose (Mandeville) Belisle.
He is survived by his wife; his sons, Richard F. Belisle of Venice, FL and Michael T. Belisle of Cary, NC; his granddaughter Karyann Belisle of Fuquay-Varina, NC; great granddaughter LilyAnn Belisle and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Robert H. Belisle and the brother of the late Orian, Roland, Montcalm, Paul, Rev. Theodule Belisle, Liliose Bibeau, Juliette Bisson and Claire Gaudreau.
Mr. Belisle was employed as a machinist for Federal Chain Co. for 22 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Starlighters band for 35 years. He was also a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, ASCAP and the Non-Pareil Bridge Club.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 30th, at 11:00 am in the Chapel at Mt. St. Rita’s Health Centre, 15 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Viewing will be held from 10:00-10:45 am prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations in Henry’s memory to Mt. St. Rita Health Centre (www.mountstrita.org) would be appreciated.
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