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Adolph L. Belke

December 12, 1930 — July 20, 2020

Seneca Falls - Adolph L. Belke, 89. 0f Courtney Drive, Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Monday (July 20, 2020) at his residence, surrounded by his family.

Family & friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, on Friday (July 24) from 4 PM to 7 PM. Those attending calling hours must wear a mask & a limited amount of people will be allowed in at a time. Adolph's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend James Fennessy Pastor, on Saturday (July 25) at 11 AM at St. Patrick's Church, Seneca Falls. A mask must be worn to the Mass with a limited number of 166 people. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Statue Restoration, 25 Center St., Waterloo, NY 13165.

Adolph was born in Lemonweir, Wisconsin on December 12, 1930 the son of the late George & Lydia (Milter) Belke. He had resided in Seneca Falls since 1986, having previously resided in Hartford, Wisconsin and Morton, Illinois. He had served in the U.S. Navy and was a retiree from Libby's and Seneca Foods, Geneva, NY. Adolph was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Seneca Falls and had helped with "Meals on Wheels" over the years. What his family and friends will always remember about Adolph was his gift of being a great storyteller.

He is survived by:
4 daughters - Lynda (Sonny Schaeffer) Belke - Hartford, Wisconsin
Cynthia Wayne - Seneca Falls, NY
Marianne (Joseph) Piscitelli - Seneca Falls, NY
Michelle (John) Russo - Seneca Falls, NY
2 sons - A. Jonathan (Heana) Belke - England
Jay (Andrea) Belke - Seneca Falls, NY
His grandchildren - Rebekah (Chris) Weed, David (Michele) Diener II, Aaron (Emily) Diener, Robert & Angela Wayne, Maria (Aaron) Thomas, Michael Piscitelli, Paul & Patrick Russo, & Henry & Daisy Belke.
His great grandchildren - Shelby Diener, Christopher & Mackenzie Weed, Ashton & Harper Diener, Mallory & Robert William Wayne.
His sister-in-law - Suzanne (John) Smentowski - Elgin, Illinois
Several nieces & nephews
In addition to his parents, Adolph was predeceased by his wife, Judith A. Belke who died March 30, 2005, 1 brother, Carl Belke, 1 sister, Helen Cabino & his son-in-law, Robert Wayne who died June 13, 2020.
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Service Details.


When: Friday, July 24th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Doran Funeral Home
Address: 4 East Bayard Street Seneca Falls, NY 13148


When: Saturday, July 25th, 2020 11:00am
Location: St. Patrick's Church
Address: 97 W. Bayard St. Seneca Falls, New York 13148


Saturday, July 25th, 2020 |
When: Saturday, July 25th, 2020
Location: St. Columbkille Cemetery
Address: 133 East Bayard Street Seneca Falls, New York 13148

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