GRAND ISLE — Durward H. Bellevue, 84 of Faywood Road passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at his home in Grand Isle.

Durward was born Nov. 4, 1929 in St. Albans Bay, the son of the late Henry and Mary McAllister Bellevue. On July 8, 1957 he married Gloria Mae Conger in Highgate Center.  She predeceased him on May 17, 1976. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam Era with the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his two sons; Mark Bellview of Essex and Allen Bellview and his wife, Kristy of New Britain, Conn. He also leaves his three grandchildren; Chelsea, Emma and Maggie.

Visiting Hours will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Minor Funeral Home, Route 7 in Milton. Prayers will be offered by Fr. John Feltz at 7:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 21 at 11 am in St. Ann Catholic Church, Main Street in Milton. Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Ann Parish, PO Box 1, Milton, VT 05468 or to the National Rifle Association (NRA), 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030

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