Albert C. Belisle, 75, of Bradley, passed away Sunday (Oct. 7, 2018) at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.
He was born June 28, 1943, in Kankakee, the son of Fred Belisle and Rachel Wall. Albert married Sharon Lanoue on July 1, 1961, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradley.
Albert graduated from Kankakee High School in 1962. He owned and operated three local Amoco gas stations for 25 years. He also owned Al’s Automotive and Speedy Bee Muffler for 12 years. He retired from St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church after 10 years of service.
He loved to go on fishing trips with the men of his family and also fishing with the rest of his family, especially his grandchildren. Albert was a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Notre Dame football and Bishop McNamara football and was a huge Chicago Bears fan. He enjoyed working in his yard. Albert was very involved with his family members’ passions and hobbies.
Surviving are his wife, of Bradley; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Keith and Julie Belisle, of Morgan Hill, Calif., and Kurt and Stacey Belisle, of Manteno; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Dalonda and Randy Hurst, of Kankakee, and Kayla and Jeff Schultz, of Aroma Park; 17 grandchildren, Erika (Mike) Dalton, Ashley (Jonathon) Copeland, Cassandra Hurst, Jake Paquette, Mike Paquette, Gabe Paquette, Elizabeth Paquette, Brendan Paquette, Kristen Lively, Taylor Vidrine, Josh (Ava) Belisle, Jeremy Belisle, Justin Belisle, Kathleen Belisle, Kimberly Belisle, Madison Belisle and Siena Belisle; and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his father, Fred Belisle; his mother and stepfather, Rachel and Harold Wisnowski; and his sister, Nancy Gonzalez.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bradley. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. Private family inurnment will be in All Saints Cemetery in Bourbonnais.
Memorials may be made to Bishop McNamara football.
Please sign his online guestbook at clancygernon.com.