Rolande Belanger

Obituary of Rolande D. Belanger

Arkport/Wayland – Rolande D. Belanger—101 years of age, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 3, 2023 at UR Medicine/Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Rolande was born March 15, 1922 in Caribou, Maine, the daughter of Wilfred Beaupre and Clara (Langlais) Beaupre. Rolande was the 5th of 13 siblings. She grew up in Caribou, Maine and graduated from Caribou High School. She moved to the Wayland area in 1942 and then to Arkport to retire. Rolande and Henry Belanger were married January 21, 1942 in Caribou and together celebrated over 59 years of marriage. Henry passed away March 31, 2001. She was very busy raising her family along with owning and operating Belanger’s Grocery for 16 years in the hamlet of Patchinsville. Her hobbies included reading, crocheting and baking “the best pies on the planet!” Her sense of humor was keen and she loved visiting family and friends. Throughout her life, Rolande’s gifts to all were being kind and a “peacemaker.” Rolande was pre-deceased by her parents, Wilfred and Clara Beaupre; her husband, Henry Belanger; her daughter, Beverly Hart; her grandchild, Jamie Belanger; her grandson, Mathew Belanger; her great grandchild, Riley Hoyle; her siblings, Reney Beaupre, Ivan Beaupre, Leola Gagnon, Roland Beaupre, Fernand Beaupre, Fernande Congdon, Francis Beaupre, Doris Beaupre and Theresa McLaughlin. Rolande is survived by her children, Rodney (Dinah) Belanger of Glenville, NY, Karen (Patrick) Cardinale of Dove Canyon, CA, Joanne Bisson of Arkport, Wayne (Anna) Belanger of Geneseo and Jeanine (Jeffrey) Feld of Trabuco Canyon, CA; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; her siblings, Edwina Lorenzo of Rochester, Delmer Beaupre of MI and Roger Beaupre of Holland Patent; along with many many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated Saturday June 10, 2023 at 1pm at Sacred Heart Church in Perkinsville. Committal prayers and interment will take place immediately following at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Wayland. Contributions in memory of Rolande D. Belanger may be made to the Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland, NY 14572.

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday June 10, 2023 ~ 1pm ~ Sacred Heart Church, Perkinsville


St. Joseph's Cemetery, Wayland
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