Alexander Belavitz

Obituary of Alexander P. Belavitz

Alexander P. "Butch" Belavitz, 74, of Waymart, PA, and a resident of the Carbondale Nursing Home, died Sunday night, May 10, 2020 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA. He is survived by his wife the former, Alice M. "Sue" Hoffman. They were married on July 10, 1965.

Born October 10, 1945 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Alexander S. and Martha Wittenbreder Belavitz.

Al was a graduate of Waymart High School and Johnson Trade School. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a machinist at General Dynamics, Archbald, PA. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for six years and was a member of St. Mary's Church, Waymart.

Al enjoyed gardening, spending time in the outdoors and was fond of cars and trucks and enjoyed working on them. He was an avid bowler in his younger years, and later in life he liked to watch the polkas on the tv. Al cherished the time spent traveling with his children, but the true joy of his life was his granddaughter Elise, who will have fond memories of their times together. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle whose loving and funny personality will be deeply missed.

He is survived by two children: Alexander John "Sonny" Belavitz of Dupont, PA and Bonny Belavitz of Pittston, PA; a granddaughter: Elise Belavitz; a brother: Thomas Belavitz and wife, Maryann of South Canaan, PA; a niece, two nephews and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by an infant sister: Martha.

Private funeral services were held from Edward A. Wade Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 4 Morris Place, Carbondale. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Township, PA

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Final Resting Place

Our Mother Of Sorrows Cemetery
400 State Route 106
Greenfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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