Thomas A. Belchier, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died peacefully on July 24, 2017 after a long illness. He was 79.
Thomas was born on February 7, 1938 in Queens, NY to the late Arthur and Jean (Cage) Belchier. He was a graphic artist for over 40 years and was in the Air National Guard Reserves.
He is survived by his wife the former Rosemarie Viccaro whom he married on May 3, 1959 at St. Joseph’s Church; his 2 sons Thomas and Ricky (Michele) Belchier; his 2 granddaughters Brittney (Jay) Green and Dominique Belchier; his great granddaughter Briella; his sister Barbara (Ralph) Kaufman ; his sister-in-law Maureen (Neil ) Vetrano and several nieces and nephews.
Thomas loved all animals, gardening, fishing and spending time with his beloved family.
Visiting will be Sunday 3-8pm at Sisto & Paino Inc. 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle, NY. There will be no visiting Monday morning. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday 10:30 am at Holy Name Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New Rochelle Humane Society.