James J. Bellantese, 86, Denver, Korea vet, Ephrata American Legion member

By on February 10, 2016

James J. Bellantese, 86, of Denver, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Ephrata Manor.

Born in Philadelphia, he was a former longtime resident of Darby, and member of Blessed Virgin Mary Church. He was the son of the late Duilio and Ida (nee Marcone) Bellantese.

Bellantese was a veteran of the Korean War who served in the Army and Air National Guard. He was a member of American Legion Post 429 in Ephrata.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years: Barbara (Pohlig) Bellantese. He is also survived by his sisters: Mary Silverio Guagenti and Gloria Turchi; brother-in-law: Richard Alrich; and many nieces and nephews.

Services were held Feb. 9 at Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Darby. Interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will be private at the convenience of the family.

Contributions to SPCA of Pennsylvania, 350 E. Erie Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19134; or a charity of the donor’s choice, would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be offered at marvilfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Marvil Funeral Home Ltd., Darby.

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