Josephine Catherine (Sudol) Belanger

Born: Tue., Jul. 22, 1924
Died: Mon., Aug. 17, 2020


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 23, 2020
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Aug. 24, 2020
Location: St. Mary's Church

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers

Jewett City – Josephine Catherine (Sudol) Belanger age 96, cherished mother, “Gamma” aunt and friend quietly made her journey home to Our Lord on Monday, August 17, 2020.
She was the daughter of Stanley and Catherine (Olejarz) Sudol, born July 22, 1924 in Wallington, NJ.  She was predeceased by her parents and six siblings.
A graduate of Griswold High School, she was a member of St. Mary’s Parish in Jewett City and a devoted communicant of the Franciscans Friars of the Immaculate in Griswold, CT.  
She was married to the late Bernard R. Belanger on September 24, 1949 and together owned and operated Belanger’s Family Shoe Store. She is survived by their children Debra (John) Faulise, Jane (Marc) Potkin, David Belanger, Elizabeth (Tim) Smith and predeceased by son James Belanger.  She is in addition survived by 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and one great great grandson along with numerous nieces, nephews and a special former daughter in law , Christine, and her friends and caretakers.  
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Josephine’s memory to the Franciscan Friars of The Immaculate, 199 Colonel Brown Rd Grsiwold, CT 06351.
Calling hours will be held Sunday August 23, 2020 from 5:00PM-7:00PM at the Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00AM Monday August 24, 2020 at St. Mary’s Church, Jewett City followed by graveside services in Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold.  For online condolences please go to

Charitable donations may be made in Josephine's memory to the following organization:

Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate
199 Colonel Brown Road Griswold, CT 06351

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

P Stradczuk
   Posted Thu August 20, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very spirited lady. You’re in my thoughts.

Denise Laliberte
   Posted Thu August 20, 2020
Loved going to the shoe store when my boys were tots. Your mom doated on them so fondly. She was a lovely lady. My deepest condolences.

Gail & Walt Zagarenski
   Posted Sun August 23, 2020
Our condolences to Debbie and to all of her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless you. ❤️

Image: dan /

Copyright © 2020 Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |