Doreen Bellinger

BELLINGER, Doreen Pearl –  A resident of Chatham, Doreen Pearl Bellinger, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home. Born in Coatsworth Ontario on January 13, 1933, daughter of the late Garth and Dora Dibbley. Cherished wife and soul mate to the late Donald Bellinger for 62 years. Loving mother to Allan Bellinger, Donna & Chuck Whaling, Susan & Gene Gray, Anne & Mark Ottaway, Paul & Vickie Bellinger. Forever remembered by her 11 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by her siblings Kathleen Pearson (William) , Clayton Dibbley (Jean), June Boone (Frank), Diane Unruh (Murray) and predeceased by her brother Murray Dibbley (Mildred).  Survived by her sisters-in-law Mary Bellinger, Edith Cook (the late George), Marlene Phillips (the late Jim), Ruth Tuck (Robert). Predeceased by her sister-in-law Anna Payne and brother in law Chestle. Doreen leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Dr. Parry, and the 2nd floor RVG staff for all the special care and compassion. Family to receive friends Tuesday January 23, 2018 at Emmanuel Baptist Church 100 McNaughton Ave West, Chatham. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the Funeral Service at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Andrew Martin and Rev. Mark Ottaway officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Ronald McDonald House or a Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcome at

8 Comments on “Doreen Bellinger”

  1. Sending our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. Fond memories of our chats we would have whenever we met up with Doreen and Don. She always had the biggest smile.

    With our deepest sympathy
    Ed and Myla

  2. We were talking with Ray and Yvonne de Lange on Friday about people we knew and I thought I’d check the on line paper to get some dates. I saw your mom’s. What good memories we have of her and your dad and you kids. May you smile every time you hear her voice in your head.

  3. Dear Family
    Thinking of all of you during this time and the memories you must all have
    God Bless you all
    Wilma Lammers
    John Lammers
    Evelyn Wilbur

  4. Doreen has been a big part of our lives since 1962. We send our deepest sympathies to all the family .. we regret that we cannot attend,; we are in Florida present;y. Please know that we are thinking of you all. We shall miss Doreen.

  5. To all of the Bellinger clan from the old Orchard Heights hood. We send ouf heartfelt condolences to each and everyone of you. We have such great memories of your parents and our time growing up together. So sorry for your loss. The Crouch family

  6. so sorry you have had to part with your MOm, sister and friend iwilllookforwatd to seeing my friend again when we get to Heaven
    Love Joyce

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