Joseph Stephen Bellaire

September 3, 1963 ~ October 18, 2019 (age 56)


Joseph Stephen Bellaire, 56, of McDonald, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Friday, October 18, 2019 in his home. 

He was born on September 3, 1963; a son of Howard “Duke” Bellaire and wife Susan of McDonald and the late Lavina Hunter Bellaire. 

A 1981 graduate of Fort Cherry High School, Joe worked at Knepper Press in Clinton for many years. 

Joe enjoyed Heavy Metal, Outlaw Country Music and going to concerts; but the most joy he got was from spending time with his grandchildren. 

He is also survived by his three children, Judi Renee Bellaire, Rachel Lee Bellaire and Jake H. Bellaire, all of McDonald; his two beloved grandchildren, Holland Stiffler and Trenton Degennaro; a brother, Howard Bellaire of Imperial; two sisters, Dana Myers of Canonsburg and Brenda Schepis of McDonald; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Deceased in addition to his mother are his wife, Cindy Sutton Bellaire, who passed away on December 26, 2012; and a granddaughter, Cailin Stiffler. 

Friends will be received on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of a Memorial Service at 6:00 p.m. in the Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 East Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, PA 15057. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joe’s memory to his family, in care of the Nation Funeral Home, 218 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, PA 15057. 

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Memorial Gathering
October 23, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Memorial Service
October 23, 2019

6:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057


Nation Funeral Home, Inc.
218 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, PA 15057,
Tel: 724-926-2300

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