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Eva M. (Laughery) Belles

January 17, 1937 ~ October 27, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Eva M. (Laughery) Belles, 85, formerly of Cambra, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2022 at the Bonham Nursing Center, with her loved ones at her side.    

 Born January 17, 1937  in Paterson, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late John and Amelia (Lyons) Laughery-Herrschap.

Eva was a member of Cambra Christian Church and a former employee of Bercon in Berwick.  She was devoted to her family and her dogs. 

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, William "Billy" Belles and her sister, Hazel Kessler. 

She is survived by her brothers, John Laughery and his wife, Kathy; Bob and Linda Herrschap; her daughter, Eva June Belles; her son, John Belles; nephews:  John and Nicky Laughery; her grandchildren:  Samantha and Arnold Roberts; Felicia and Shawn Slusser and Adrianna Schaffer.  She had four great grandchildren:  Kaelyn and Alexa Roberts, Blake and Blaine Slusser and many other family members.  She will be greatly missed.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 11 AM  at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (State Route 487) with the Pastor David Bronson, officiating.  Burial will be in Sorber Cemetery, Reyburn.  A viewing will be held Thursday morning from 10 AM until the time of the Service at McMichael's.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to help defray her final expenses. 

The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton, is honored to serve the Belles Family.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:

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November 3, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McMichael Funeral Home, Inc.
4394 Red Rock Rd
Benton, PA 17814

Funeral Service
November 3, 2022

11:00 AM
McMichael Funeral Home
4394 Red Rock Road
Benton, PA 17814


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to help defray expenses.


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