Constance A. “Connie” Belongia

Constance A. “Connie” Belongia (nee Sherman), 76, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon.

Connie was born in Oconto on July 30, 1933, to Roland and Bertha (nee Carriveau) Sherman. She attended St. Norbert College. On Aug. 25, 1951, she married Aaron L. Belongia in Oconto. Connie later worked as a paralegal for her husband in his law firm.

Connie is survived by her children, Deborah (Phillip) Ferris of Sun Prairie, Michele (Robert) Buehler of West Bend, JD (Michelle) Belongia of Milwaukee; her grandchildren, David M. Buehler of Platteville, Nicole M. Buehler of Appleton, Kearstin Estrada of Milwaukee, sisters-in-law, Ardis Sherman of Fond du Lac and Carmen Rouse of Waukesha; her aunts, Genevieve Carriveau of Oshkosh and Jeanette Carriveau of Oconto Falls; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ronald Sherman.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 7750 North Highway 144, West Bend, with the Rev. Robert Korytowski officiating. Visitation will be held at the church Saturday, Nov. 7, from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. Cremation took place at Paradise Cremations of West Bend.

Memorials to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 200 S. Executive Dr., Brookfield, WI, 53005, are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.