Rocky Belanger

With sadness we announce the passing of Rocky Louis Belanger on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Chatham Kent Hospice.  Born 85 years ago in St. Maglorie, Quebec.  Son of Joseph and Rosa Belanger.  Husband of Kazia for 45 years.  Survived by his sister Joan and half siblings Liz and Regen. Predeceased by siblings Roger, Mack, Harvey, Wilfred, O’Neil, Doris and Anita. Rocky is the brother-in-law of Helen Cudek,  John Majda, the late Peter Cudek, and the late Joe Majda. Also survived by several nieces and nephews in both Canada and Poland. Rocky and Kazia enjoyed many years traveling throughout Europe and the US. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him. Heartfelt thanks Dr. Mark Tomen and his nursing staff as well as the compassionate professionals at Chatham Kent Hospice for their exceptional care.  Special thanks to Mary Beth Cadotte for such personal nursing attention throughout Rocky’s illness. Sincerest thanks to Helen Cudek for her daily calls and support and also Carolynn Dickinson for her true caring friendship.  In accordance with Rocky’s wishes his family will be remembering him privately, taking his remains to rest in Poland.  Those considering a memorial contribution are asked to do so to Chatham Kent Hospice.

29 Comments on “Rocky Belanger”

  1. Kazia so sorry on the loss of your true love Rocky. Thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Shirley Vanderiviere

  2. So very sorry Kazia for your loss , always enjoyed Rocky . He enjoyed an interesting life.
    Hugs to you.

  3. Kazia, we are so very sorry for your loss of Rocky.May your many memories help you through this difficult time. Sarah and Michelle xx

  4. Kazia, we are so very sorry to learn of Rocky’s passing. We know you will deeply miss him. We have so many wonderful memories of fun times with you both. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May all your cherished memories help you in the difficult times ahead. Sending hugs to you!

  5. Kazia, so very sorry to hear of Rocky’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time

  6. Kazia, so sorry to hear of Rocky’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. so very sorry for your loss Kazia our thoughts and prayers are with you and family …..Paulette/Joe Lane

    1. Kazia ,Very sorry for to hear of Rocky’s passing , really enjoyed our friendship and good times working together at maple city country club . Rip rocky. Johnnyd.

  8. Śmierć wujka Rocky to koniec wspaniałej epoki dla naszej rodziny. Będzie nam Go brakowało. Kochamy Cię i jesteśmy w trudnych chwilach z Tobą

  9. Kazia deepest condolences of your loss of Rocky. He was always a pleasure to talk too when we met him on our walks.

  10. Aw, I’m sad to hear this. We got to know Rocky as he lived in the same apartment building as my parents and I was visiting after my dad had passed away. He was a shark at Euchre and didn’t hesitate to call you out on an error. At first he intimidated me but then then I won him over with our mutual love of wine :). I realized what a softy he was when he’d bring ice cream sandwiches to my kids. Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Glad I got to know you Rocky! Say hi to my dad!

  11. Kazia My daughter Jacqi and l send our condolences to you and your family. Rocky was an original and he was such a great person to us during some of our worst times when we lived at Regal Towers. My daughter adored him. We are thinking of you and praying for you. Take care.

  12. Deepest sympathies to you Kazia on the passing of Rocky he will be missed greatly whenever we get back to playing cards.

  13. Kazia I am so sorry to hear the passing of Rocky. Thoughts and prayers through this sad time. Love Jo and Herbie

  14. My deepest condolences Kazia. I always enjoyed Rocky’s company and playin cards with him. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

  15. Sorry for your loss, I met Rocky when he would come to the Downtown Chatham Center to meet his friends for coffee. I worked at Laura Secord and he always had a smile and joke to tell when he purchased his coffee. Although I never had the pleasure of meeting you, I feel like I knew you as he always spoke of you with such love and respect. He will be missed. RIP my friend.

  16. Dear Kazia,I just heard the news of Rocky’s passing and I offer you my deepest condolences.He truly was a genuine and reliable friend.As a kid growing up you new that fun was coming our way when Rocky would come to Welland to visit his Mon Oncle Rene and Ma Tante Amanda,he never disappointed us,he was quite the character.He lived life at it’s fullest and I am glad that I had the opportunity to go on a road trip with him and my Dad a few years ago to attend Mon Oncle Roland’s funeral in Massachusettes,to this day it is one of my favorite experiences.When my Mom and Dad passed away,Rocky was the first call I made,Rocky was my go to guy,and for that,I am grateful.I feel blessed having known him and he Will be missed but not forgotten.RIP Ti’Rock

  17. We are very sad to hear the passing of our cousin Rock. For all his family, and of course Kazia, please accept on behalf of the Jean Goulet/Yvonne Bélanger (Joseph’s sister) family our deepest sympathies.

  18. Dear Kazia–We will surly miss our dear friend Rocky. He was such a gentleman and we shared so many fun times with him playing cards. He loved you with all his heart and often said that he was a lucky man to have married you. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers and ask God to surround you with his love and peace. Please know that our door is always open to you whenever you feel like a visit and a chat. We treasure your friendship and we are sad, but happy to know that Rocky had such a peaceful passing. God bless you. Love Mike & Mary

  19. So sorry to hear of the passing of Rocky he us to come into the store Charlie’s Variety to get his scratch tickets was such a great guy rest in peace my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  20. So sorry to hear of Rocky passing he was a great person . I had the pleasure of working for him many years ago at the Parkview Tavern . After many years had gone by he stopped at The club that I was working at to play pool . He never forgot me and I will never forget him . Rest In Peace Rocky . So about your loss Kazia.

  21. So very sorry to hear of Rocky’s passing – Love and Prayers to you Kazia and family. Always enjoyed Rocky’s company when managing the building. He was a great guy.

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