Andrew Bellenke’s obituary (1964-2021) – Greensboro, NC
February 17, 1964 – July 13, 2021
Andrew Bellenkes died on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.
A celebration of Andrew’s life will be held on the mountain on Saturday, July 17th. Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2600 Pisgah Church Road. The family will receive friends at 4 p.m., followed by a service at 5 p.m.
Andrew was born on February 17, 1964 in Staten Island, New York. Two years later he and his family moved to Bowie, MD, and when he was 8 years old, he moved to Greensboro, NC, where he lived and called home. He graduated from UNCG and later received his CPA certification from Guilford College. He loved sports, travel and music, but most of all he loved his family. He supported his children through education, sporting activities, and all other endeavors.
People were easily drawn to his warm and welcoming personality. He was dedicated and disciplined as a parent and throughout his career, most recently as Finance Director at Thermo-Fisher Scientific.
Andrew was preceded in death by his father Edward Bellenkes and father-in-law Keith Richardson. He leaves behind his wife Kathryn R. Bellenkes; Kinder, Jackson F. Bellenkes, Virginia M. Bellenkes, Gray R. Bellenkes; Mother, Barbara Bellenkes; Sister Sandy McLoone and husband Michael; Nephew Dylan McLoone; Niece Meghan McLoone; Mother-in-law Sandy Richardson and his brother-in-law Dave Richardson. In addition, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and loving friends survive.
Commemorative donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 7029 Albert Pick Road, # 200, Greensboro, NC 27410.
Hanes Lineberry North Elm Chapel supports the Bellenkes family with arrangements. Online condolences can be found at www.haneslineberryfhnorthelm.com.
Published by Greensboro News & Record on July 16, 2021.