Donald Joseph Belanger, Sr.

April 17, 1933 - January 30, 2023

04/17/1933 - 01/30/2023

Past Services

Monday February 06, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Tuesday February 07, 2023
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
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Celebration of Life

Tuesday February 07, 2023
2:00 pm
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
757-461-4054 | Directions
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Committal and Rendering of Military Honors

Donald Joseph Belanger, Sr., 89 years old formerly of Webster, Massachusetts, passed away January 30, 2023. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer in 1972 after 22 years of service. Upon his retirement Don became a Real Estate Broker and Appraiser and retired after 37 years as an appraiser and 46 years as a Broker/Agent. He was Vice President of Anderson Belanger Realty, President of Belanger Appraisals, Inc. and was also a part time Instructor for Real Estate Appraisals for 17 years.

Don was predeceased by his Father, Albert Belanger; his Mother, Vivian Bryant and his Daughter, Norma Jean Belanger. He is survived by his loving Wife of 65 years, Leatrice (Plasse) Belanger formerly of Webster, MA; three Children, Martha (Belanger) Ward, Donald Belanger Jr. and wife Sunny and Elizabeth Keech; seven Grandchildren and six Great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his three Brothers, Albert Belanger, Charles Bryant and Joseph Belanger; three Sisters, Vivian Connelly, Beatrice Belanger and Mary Belanger and many Nieces and Nephews including those he considered Daughters, Mary Connelly Dean and husband James; Kathy Connelly Jones and Shelly Connelly Hanna.

Viewing will be at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive in Virginia Beach on Monday, February 6th from 6PM-8PM. Services will be held on Tuesday, February 7th at 1PM at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6309 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. in Norfolk immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Virginia Beach SPCA or the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left for Don’s family below.

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Corrine Alvey
1 month ago

My entire family loved “Uncle Donny”, he was such a sweet man, always stopping to talk ,kind and funny. He’s such a great example of a life well lived. I’m so sorry for your loss Auntie Lee, and rest of family as well. Hope your many wonderful memories will bring y’all comfort , much love Corrine

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 month ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Donald Joseph Belanger Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Donald Joseph Belanger Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Maurice Flowers jr
1 month ago

My sincerest condolences to the entire family. The light in this old world will shine a little dimmer now. Fair winds and Following Seas Shipmate.