First Posted: 4/20/2008
Frances Samony Bellus, 95, of Albuquerque, NM, formerly of Old Forge, passed away at the Busy Bee Hospice Center, March 8, 2008. She was the wife of Stephen Bellus , Exeter, who preceded her in death in 1962
Born in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late Peter F. and Margaret Cosgrove Samony and step-daughter of Margaret Devers Samony from Avoca, Pa. Frances held a Masters Degree in Library Science from Marywood University, Scranton. She was employed as a teacher by the Old Forge School District and Head Librarian for the Albuquerque School District until her retirement.
She is survived by her two brothers Peter F. Samony Sr., Old Forge, and John M. Samony, Harleysville, Pa. their wives Toni and Geri respectfully, their children and grandchildren and a nephew Paul Samony, Duluth, MN.
She was preceded in death by her sister Mildred Samony Judge, Pittston, and brother Carol Samony, Duluth, MN. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton alongside her husband Stephen.
Private services were held by her family.