John, aged 74, passed away on 3-31-18 surrounded by family. He was born in N.Y. to Michael F X and Elizabeth Bellew. After service with the U.S. Navy, he followed his career as a psychologist working and retiring with LA DHH. John is survived by his wife of 48 yrs, Jette Bellew; his children: Michael Bellew and Trine Bellew; his sister Bridget Hasty and her husband James; his nephew Phillip Hasty and his family; and his extended family in Denmark. He is preceded in death by Michael F X Bellew and Elizabeth Bellew. Visiting hours will be at Resthaven Funeral Home on Saturday, 4-7-18 from 1-2p until services at 2p in the chapel followed by service in the mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations, if wished, can be made to: Cancer Services of B.R. and/or B.R. St. Joseph's Hospice. The family would like to thank Dr. Brooks and his staff as well as the staff at St. Joseph's Hospice. Please share condolences at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.
I worked with John at LA DHH for quite a few years. I will remember him for his work ethic and integrity. I send my condolences to his family.
Thomas DumasHolden, LA
My mentor on the ways of DHH survival techniques, always a stabilizing force on the ship of state service. Thanks for all the knowledge you shared with me and your colleagues, you will be always be in the memories of the DHH-BR coffee club.
A.E.VoigtBaton Rouge, LA
I will always miss you, John. We had many adventures growing up in Turkey, and in the States. I'll miss our email chats. You were a really good 'big brother'.
BridgetHighlands Ranch, CO
Will miss you on Facebook. Hope you & Tom have a good time.
Dick & Janet ParkerMT.Sterling, IL
I love and miss you Dad❤️
Trine BellewBaton rouge, LA
We are happy we got to know and meet you. Fly high.
Bruce and Janet BreauxYoungsville, LA