July 14, 1924 — Jan. 19, 2013
NORWALK — Rosemary J. Bellamy, age 88, of Norwalk, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
She was born July 14, 1924 in Linton, North Dakota to the late Matthias and Elizabeth (Jangula) Volk.
Rosie (as known by her Volk family) was raised in Bismarck, ND where she met her husband, Clyde Bellamy. She lived in Norwalk over 65 years, and her first passion was being a homemaker. She worked at JC Penny's and subsequently Hills Interior making draperies. Rosemary was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, where she was an avid volunteer in the office and a devoted Eucharistic minister, attended the adoration chapel weekly and bible study. She was a lifelong volunteer at St. Paul School and the former St. Paul Credit Union and attended cardiac rehab sessions for over 20 years. She enjoyed spending time with her children, traveling, sewing, playing cards and family genealogy.
Rosemary is survived by her children, Teresa (Donn) Rospert of Bellevue, Wayne (Debbie) Bellamy of Wilmington, DE, Mark (Pam) Bellamy of Marietta, GA, Tom (Deb) Bellamy of Greenville, SC and Mary Beth (Dave) Brookover of Norwalk; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three on the way; nieces and nephews; a brother-in-law, Clarence Bellamy, CA.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde R. Bellamy in 2007; and brothers, Larry Volk and Lenus Volk.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk. The Rev. Frank Kehres, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857 or St. Anthony Catholic Church, 619 N. Broadway Street, Linton, ND 58552. Condolences may be sent to norwalkfuneral.com.