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Earl Thomas Bellanger

January 20, 1929 ~ January 25, 2020 (age 91)

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Earl Thomas Bellanger passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020, in his home at the age of 91. He was born on January 20, 1929, to the late Ilton and Corinne Bellanger. Earl was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Bonnie Ferrell Bellanger, and his son Thomas Earl Bellanger. He is survived by his daughters, Catherine Bellanger Deaton and Gayle Bellanger Sewell; his grandchildren, Ashley Bordes, Stephen Sewell, Bradley Deaton, Matthew Sewell and John Sewell. Earl was an alumni of Jesuit High School, class of 1946. As a faithful Bluejay, he met monthly with his lifelong friends and classmates. Earl was a graduate of Tulane University, class of 1951, where he obtained his degree in civil engineering. After retiring from Kaiser Corporation in Chalmette and Gramercy Louisiana, earl continued to work on engineering project in Russia and Jamaica. He faithfully served in the United States Army as a sergeant in the Korean War with the 537th Engineering Battalion stationed in Kodiak Alaska. In 1999 he was honored as a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was a devoted son, brother, husband, father and grandfather who leaves a void in our lives.
The Family wished to thank Dr. William Rolston and his office for their car, kindness and compassion over the past years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Saturday, February 1, 2020, starting at 10:30 AM, followed by a Mass in the Chapel at 12:30 PM. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 1, 2020

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Greenwood Funeral Home
5200 Canal Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124

Funeral Mass
Saturday
February 1, 2020

12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Greenwood Funeral Home
5200 Canal Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124

Burial
Saturday
February 1, 2020

1:30 PM
Greenwood Cemetery
5190 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124

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