James Norman Belon

Friday, July 26, 2013



James Norman Belon, 75, of Merrimack, NH passed away at his home on Thursday, July 18, 2013.

Jim was born on September 27, 1937 in Leechburgh, PA, to the late John and Rose (Patrick) Belon.

Jim graduated from Leechburgh High School in Pennsylvania and attended college in Rome, NY. He served in the Air Force for more than four years and spent time in Okinawa, Japan as part of his service. Jim’s career included various management positions at Montgomery Ward’s and Grossmans.

Jim enjoyed playing and watching golf. Jim loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed nature photography.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Janet (Scerra) Belon; two daughters, Julie Belon of Stratham, NH and Jill Leavitt, Dan Leavitt, son-in-law, of East Barnard, VT; two grandchildren, Katie and Ben Leavitt of East Barnard, VT; a brother, John Belon, Janice Belon, sister-in-law of Mentor, OH; and a sister, Judy McTighe of Northfield, OH and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH, 12:30 pm, Sunday, July 21 with Calling Hours following from 1-4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Jim’s memory to The National Kidney Foundation or the Diabetes Foundation.

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