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Donald Bellefeuil

August 17, 1935 — December 10, 2022

Florence, SC

Donald Eli Bellefeuil, 87, of Florence, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2022.

Mr. Bellefeuil was born in Powers, Michigan a son of the late Eli Bellefeuil and Vada Wilson Bellefeuil.  He retired as plant manager from DuPont after 30 years of service and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.  Donald was very active in the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed volunteer work where he helped build wheelchair adapted ramps. In addition, he spent countless hours on the Knights annual tootsie roll campaign to raise funds for those with intellectual disabilities which was an activity he was passionate about. His faith and family were always his most important priorities.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Judith Bellefeuil, and by a son, Thomas Bellefeuil.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Richburg Bellefeuil of Florence; sons, Michael (Sandy) Bellefeuil and Mark (Kathy) Bellefeuil; daughters, Cynthia Bellefeuil, Tammy Bellefeuil, and Amy (David) Lerch;  step-son, Glen (Connie) Dennis; step-daughters, Sheri (Rob) Korn and Melonie (Chris) Layton; 18 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Donna) Bellefeuil.

Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church Building Fund, 113 South Kemp Street, Florence, SC  29506.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10:00 am Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at St. Ann Catholic Church.  Burial will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, December 15, 2022 at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory in Pisgah Forest, NC

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Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home of Florence, SC and Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations of Brevard NC are honored to be serving the family.

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