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Billie Jean Belanger, 86

Obit Billie Jean BelangerShrewsbury - Billie Jean (Gunter) Belanger, 86, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Marianna, Fla., passed away peacefully Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester.

Billie Jean was born Dec. 18, 1926 in Jacksonville, Fla. and raised in Marianna, Fla., daughter of the late Monchie Middleton Gunter Sr. and Kate R. (Livings) Gunter.

In 1945, she married the love of her life, Leo P. Belanger Sr. of Shrewsbury, and they were happily married for 39 years before Leo passed in November 1984. She leaves a son, Leo P. Belanger Jr. and his wife Christal of Shrewsbury; two grandchildren, Samantha and Christopher; and a sister, Shirley Dowling of Tallahassee, Fla.

Billie Jean had worked many years as a cafeteria employee in the Shrewsbury School System. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, and always looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren. Her other enjoyments were gardening and her many trips to Foxwoods.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Billie Jean's family Saturday, May 4, from 9 to 10 a.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. A prayer service honoring Billie Jean's life will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.

Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of one's choice.

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