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William J. Belleno

December 2, 1952 — June 19, 2022

William J. Belleno age 69 of Houston, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh. He was born December 2, 1952, in Canonsburg a son of the late William and Laura M. Giordano Belleno. Bill was a graduate if Canon-McMillan Sr. high School class of 1970, he then graduated from California State College in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education in 1974. Mr. Belleno went on to study at Duquesne University earning a Master of Science Degree in Education in August of 1980. He worked as an elementary and later a special education teacher for the Canon-McMillan School District for 34 years, retiring in 2011. Raised in Muse, Bill was a devout Catholic who faithfully attended Holy Rosary Church. He was later an active member of St. Oscar Romero Parish, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Meadowlands, where he was very involved in the English as a Second Language Program with the Latino community of the parish. Bill was very proud of the children’s book he recently wrote titled A Special Picnic to Remember. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all he touched during his life. Left behind to cherish his memory are his siblings John A. Belleno of Houston, Lucille (James) Manni of Cecil Twp. and Mary Beth Cox of Houston, a niece Kimberly (Robert) McAuley and a nephew James C. (Dawn) Manni and several cousins.

At Mr. Belleno’s request there will be no public visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 7pm Monday June 27, 2022, in St. Oscar Romero Parish Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Pike Street Meadowlands, with Reverend Carmen D’Amico, pastor, as celebrant. Private interment will take place in Forest lawn Gardens, McMurray. A Celebration of Bills Life for those attending the mass will follow in the churches lower level. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Bill’s name are suggested to the Washington City Mission 84 W. Wheeling Street Washington 15301. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra Lfd owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg Pa. 15317. 724-745-8120.

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