Jules A. "Joe" Belaski, formerly of Manchester, died peacefully, January 8, 2022 at his home in Zephyrhills, FL.
He attended St. Theresa's School and lived most of his life in Manchester. He retired from Leighton Machine Co. after 40 years and was a parishioner of St Anthony of Padua Church in Manchester.
He enjoyed square dancing, round dancing and line dancing. He was a member of Queen City Promenaders, Heel and Toe Square Dance Club and Boot Scootin' Boomers. He also participated in many charitable events to benefit Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center.
Family members include his sister, Helen Levasseur and her husband, Donald, of Manchester; three children, Diane Allerdice and her husband, Stephen, of Manchester, Janine Poisson and her husband, Michael, of Spring Hill, FL. and Raymond Belaski of Manchester; six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; his companion, Irene Morrissette of Zephyrhills, FL; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Claire (Ducharme) Belaski; his parents, Wilfrid and Alice (Labonte) Belaski; four sisters, Irene Bruner, Simone Dietz, Lillian St Hilaire and Rita Ranfos; a brother, Richard Belaski; a son, Ronald Belaski; a daughter, Laurie Irish and grandson, Jeffrey Legendre.
He was devoted to his family, an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan and enjoyed playing cards and cribbage.
SERVICES: A walk-through visitation with masks, social distancing and limited interaction with the family is Friday (1/21) from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday (1/22) at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 172 Belmont St., Manchester. Please wear a mask. Committal prayers will follow at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester.
In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes a donation to St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manchester to be made in his memory.