Michael Antony Belanich, a six year resident of Poughkeepsie, entered into rest on Saturday, September 3, 2022. He was 88. He was formerly of Palm Coast, Florida and originally of North Tarrytown, New York.
Son of the late Marco and Margherita (Gerolomich) Belanich, he was born on January 10, 1934 in North Tarrytown. He married Ann Jane McLoughlin on December 18, 1954; Mrs. Belanich preceded him in death, passing on September 14, 2014.
Mr. Belanich graduated from Sleepy Hollow High School in 1953. He went on to own and operate A&M Printing in North Tarrytown until 1974. He later owned a print shop in Harwich, MA as well. He eventually moved to Cape Cod, MA to become a commercial fisherman and lobsterman. In his spare time, he was a member of the Palm Coast Stamp and Coin Club, a lifetime member of Sleepy Hollow Rod and Gun Club and member of the Lobsterman Association of Cape Cod. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Michael was also a member of St. Theresa’s Church in Sleepy Hollow.
Survivors include his children, Paula Johnson and her husband, Robert of Poughkeepsie, Nancy Schauwecker and her husband, Daniel of Cape Cod, Susan Belanich of Westford, MA, Michael Belanich of Montgomery, NY and Alan Belanich of Cape Cod; his sister, Elvira Belanich of Palm Coast, FL; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Clara (Belanich) Esteban.
Services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Michael’s name to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, www.michaeljfox.org.
Arrangements are under the direction of Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 E. Main Street, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. To send a personal condolence, please visit www.StraubCatalanoHalvey.com.