Ralph R. Bellino, 73
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SOUTH PORTLAND -- Ralph R. Bellino, 73, formerly of Scarborough, died on Friday. He had lived at So. Portland Nursing Home following many years of declining health.
He was born in Portland on Oct. 11, 1939, the son of Anthony and Philomena Napolitano Bellino. He attending local schools.
Ralph had worked as a technician at National Semiconductor, retiring due to declining health. Ralph was an avid racing car enthusiast. In his younger years he drag raced at Sanford and Norridgewock, winning many trophies. His hands were always working on cars, whether it be drag cars or just tinkering.
He was a member of the Coachman Club. He married his wife, Carol (Arey) Bellino on July 13, 1963.
Ralph is survived by a son, Jeffrey R. Bellino and his fiance Lori Smith of Scarborough, a daughter, Stephanie A. (Bellino) Jordan and her husband Ryan M. Jordan of Portland; four grandchildren, Dimaggio M. Bellino, Bailey Jordan, Quinn Jordan and Arianna Smith; three sisters, Ann M. Bellino and her fiance Anthony Vecchione of Portland, Carmela M. 'Candy' Iaconeta and her husband Joseph of Westbrook, Ginn M. Bellino and her husband David Feeney of Scarborough, one brother, Anthony J. Bellino and his wife Jane of Portland; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at the Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., Portland, on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. from St. Maximillian Catholic Church, 150 Blackpoint Rd., Scarborough. Spring burial will be in Blackpoint Cemetery. Please visit www.jonesrichhutchins for further information and to sign Ralph's guestbook.
Ralph will be missed most of all for his love of family.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at So. Portland Nursing Home for the care that was extended to Ralph during his illness.
Ralph R. Bellino
Jones, Rich & Hutchins
Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jan. 15, 2013