Honeoye/Canandaigua/Victor: January 6, 2018 at age 89 years. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, M. Helen (Turner) Belmont & his sister, Rita Shlesinger. Survived by his children, Bob (Amy) Belmont of Greenwood, SC., Don (Pat) Belmont of Nashville, TN., Sue Ras of Brockport, Anne (Jim) Dobbertin of Mendon. 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild. Brother, Donald (Sally) Belmont of Rochester. Sister, Mary Mack of Alexandra, VA. Brother-in-law, Bill Sheslinger of Alexandria, VA. Nieces & nephews. He was retired from Eastman Kodak Co. and was very active in community affairs in Ontario County.
Robert A. Belmont was born in Rochester, NY April 1928, the son of Frank and Elizabeth Richter Belmont. He served his country in the US Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948.His college education was at the University of Toronto from 1948 to 1952, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Bob was a longtime employee of Eastman Kodak retiring in 1986. He served his community as Richmond Town Supervisor for 13 years, F.F. Thompson Hospital Board of Directors for 5 years, Chairman of the Ontario County Republican Committee for 5 years, served on the Ontario County Industrial Development Agency for 10 years, Finger Lakes Community College Foundation Board Executive Committee for 6 years, Board of Trustees Fingerlakes Community College for 9 years with being Chairman 1 year, President of the Bristol Harbor Village Association for 2 years, and several other boards and committees (ethics,environmental, zoning, etc.)
Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass, Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11 AM at St. Mary’s Church in Honeoye. Private burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Honor Flight of Rochester, PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692 or at honorflightrochester.org . To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com