HOWLAND, Ohio – Nicholas L. Bellitt, Jr., 91, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Hospice House.
Nick was born in Girard on March 20, 1926 to Nicholas and Frances (Bernard) Bellitt, Sr.
Upon turning 18, Nick joined the Navy proudly serving our country during WWII.
After his discharge, Nick spent his career working for LTV Steel as the union president until his retirement in 1986.
Nick was an active member of the Cortland Christian Church, Eagles 101, the AmVets and Italian Club. He was also known to play keno and enjoy a horse race or two.
Visitation for Nick will be held on Wednesday, April 19 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Lane Funeral Homes, Cortland location, 164 N. High Street.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Cortland Christian Church, 153 Grove Street, Cortland.
Nick was preceded in death by his brothers, Guy and Pat Bellitt.
He is survived by his wife, Erma; his children, David (Barbara) Bellitt, Gary (Cindy) Bellitt, Frank (Annette) Daugherty, Leah (Dale) Schmidt, PhD and Karen Knapp; his grandchildren, Sara, Christopher, Jacklyn, Danielle, Erika, Carrie, Erin, Nicholas, Christopher and Tara, nine great-grandchildren; as well has his brother, Jim Bellitt.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice House; 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.
A television tribute will air April 19 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.