September 21, 2020

Joseph F. “Joe B” Belanger


Joseph F. “Joe B” Belanger, 76, of Riverside, died Tuesday August 25,2020 at Hope Hospice in Providence.
He was the husband of Carol (DeSpirito) Belanger, they were married for over 48 years.
He was born in Brooklyn, NY.
Joe B was a self-employed carpenter, who built campgrounds for many years.
He was a Veteran of the US Army.
Joe B has been a Riverside resident for the last 18 years coming from Warren.
He was the Past President of the Italian American Club in Warren, he was also a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 379 of Bristol.
He was a former member of the Warren Grange
Joe B Loved to travel, go camping, fishing and hunting.
Joe B loved woodworking and made custom birdhouses with great detail.
His family would like to thank Hope Hospice Nurses and CNAs for their help with him and also the Gardner and Manchester Families for helping support him throughout the years.
Besides his wife he is survived by his sister Gail Moakler and her husband Dr. John W. Moakler of Barrington. His sister in law Marie Russian of Barrington.
Joe B was also survived by many nieces and nephews which he loved.
He was the brother of the late Richard Belanger, John Belanger, Russell Harriman, Raymond Gardner and also Claire Eldhart.
Joe B was the brother in law of the late Bernard Russian
His funeral service will be held Wednesday September 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm in the SMITH FUNERAL and MEMORIAL SERVICES, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren RI.
Burial will be private,
Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours are Wednesday from 3:00pm – 6:00pm.
MILITARY HONORS will be held at 3:15 pm in the parking lot of funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to Hope Hospice,1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, or to a charity of your choice. 


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