Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

November 29, 2012

Jeanne M. Belscher, 91

Andover, MA — Jeanne M. (Hull) Belscher, formerly of Hamburg NY, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Wingate at Belvidere in Lowell, MA.Jeanne was born in Buffalo NY, raised and educated in Hamburg, NY. She graduated from Hamburg High School and received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degrees from the State University of New York, Buffalo. Jeanne raised her family in Hamburg, NY.Six years ago, Jeanne moved to MA to be closer to family in both Andover, MA and Sandwich, MA. In her younger years she was active in PTA, Home Bureau and the League of Women Voters as well as the Trinity Episcopal Church of Hamburg in her younger years. She taught Social Studies in high schools in the Hamburg area. She was also an avid reader. Jeanne is predeceased by her husband, Martin J. Belscher. She leaves her sons, Martin J. Belscher Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Andover, MA, Douglas H. Belscher of Boulder, CO and K. Gregory Belscher of Sandwich, MA, 6 Grandchildren, Amy (Belscher) Yanowitz, Stephen Belscher, Laura (Belscher ) Crowley, William Belscher, Rob Belscher and Abigail Belscher, also 5 Great grandchildren, Sam, Alva, Jack Yanowitz; Henry and Max Belscher, William and Oliver Crowley and several nieces and nephews. She is also predeceased by brothers Robert, Donald and Kenneth.

ARRANGEMENTS: Arrangements are under the direction of the Dewhirst Funeral Home, Andover, MA, Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter at

A Memorial Services and receptionhonoring Jeanne will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 33 Central Street, Andover MA, on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 10 AM.

An additional memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church in Hamburg NY. The date has not yet been determined.