Deacon James “Jim” BelangerDeconate SymbolBELANGER

 Deacon James “Jim” Belanger, 86, of Niles. Passed away February 10, 2022. Beloved husband of Ann, nee McGovern for 58 years. Loving son of the late Yvonne and the late George Belanger. Dear brother of the late George,the late Bob, the late Fred0, the late Dick, the late Ed, the late Alma and the late Yvonne. Brother in law of Gerri Ullmer, Pat McGovern, and the late Mary Pollina. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Cherished friend of Mike Gorey, Jim Reilly, Ed Mann, Steve and Mary Jo Stone, and Jack and Marge Kroll.

Jim was ordained in 1972 in the first Class of Chicago Archdiocese Deacons.  A third degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He was very active in the ProLife movement.  Religious Education Director for many years in a number of Chicago Archdiocese parishes.

Family and friends will be meeting Friday, February 18, 2022 at 9:30 am. at St. Juliana Church, 7201 N Oketo Ave. (on Touhy) for visitation prior to the funeral Mass which will start at 10:00 am.

Interment will take place at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside Illinois. Arrangements entrused to the M J Suerth Funeral Home. For further information 773-631-1240 or