Norma Belz, nee Waldron, 92, of Belleville, IL, born August 30, 1924, in East St. Louis, IL, died Friday, January 20, 2017, at St. Paul's Home, Belleville, IL.
Mrs. Belz was an active member of St. Philip's Catholic Parish, St. Luke's Sodality and Quilters Club, and the St. Clair Women's Club.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Belz; her parents, Hugh and Pearl, nee Louvier, Waldron; a son, Eddie Joe Belz; and a son-in-law, Terry Moore.
Surviving are her four children, Betty (Bill) Moore Metzger,
Philip Belz, Stephen "Tip" Belz, and Tina (Jeff) Melton;
Michelle (Ed) Scognamiglio, Stacey (Dennis) Cooper,
Patrick (Lisa) Moore, Matthew Belz, Julia Belz,
Dolan Melton, and Steven Melton;
five great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Grace, Jake, Claire and Devitt;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
Norma will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends for her homespun words of wisdom, warm & friendly personality, sage advice, creative phrases, and "the patience of 10 saints!"
Memorials may be made to the Poor Clare's Monastery in Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, from the funeral home to St. Luke's Catholic Church for an 11a.m. Mass of Christian Burial.
Cremation will follow the services.
My Sincere Condolences for the loss of our Dear Aunt; Mom, Nana & one of the kindest persons I've ever known... She will live forever in our hearts.
She touched a lot of lives !
Mary~Geri, Redondo Beach, CA, 90277
I'd like to offer my condolences at the loss of you mother. Please know that she will be remembered in my prayers.
Jim Shively, Belleville, IL, 62226
Phil, Tip, Tina, Betty,
I am so sorry to read about your mother's passing. I remember her well.
She was the best!
Joe Wappel, ROckville, Maryland, 20851
Thinking of all of you and holding you in my thoughts & prayers. Wish I could be there for the services. Hugs to all.
Ginny Boyer O'Brien, Champaign, IL, 61820
Betty, Phil, Tip, Tina, I'm very sorry for your loss. Norma was the greatest. Her humor was always delightful. R.I.P.
Jack Brennan , Steamboat Springs , CO, 80487
Bets, Phil, Tip, Tina,
Prayers and comfort to you all.
May we all have that humor and genuine care for others.
Go Cardinals! She'll still be their biggest fan.
Bill, Becky, Jack
Rebecca sobczak, Brandon, Fl, 33510
Phil & Tip,
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. What a sweet lady she was. Prayers for you & your families.
Jane Boron, , ,
Betty Ann, Phil, Tip, Tina: Your mother's sainthood began way back when. I cherish many memories hangin'out in the Belzies kitchen, usually explaining what happened the night before. God bless all Belz's.
Patrick Brennan, lakeview, Arkansas, 72642
To all the family my condolences. Norma was always one of my favorite people...full of life and fun and kindness and wisdom
jane boyer reeb, new baden , il, 62265
May our Lord Bless & Comfort Your Family during this time of grief.
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Jim & Terry Pennebaker, Smithton, IL, 62285
What an amazing woman she was! She will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathies to Tip and Tina and your siblings.
Suzanne Voss, Maplewood, MO, 63143
I'm sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Dennis and El send you healing thoughts and prayers.
Ellen Gough, Kirkwood, Missouri, 63122