Woonsocket - Erna K. (Schwenk) Belleville, 84, of Diamond Hill Rd, passed away, Monday, October 25, 2021 at home with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph N. Belleville.
Born in Undenheim, Germany, daughter of the late Jakob and Luise (Meffert) Schwenk.
Erna was a member of the Blackstone Valley Baptist Church and Choir. She was a homemaker and she lived for her family. Her family always came first. She enjoyed doing crafts, painting, knitting, and having tea parties with her granddaughters.
She is survived by her 8 children, Bernd Schwenk and his wife Monika of Oppenheim, Germany, Thomas H. Belleville and his wife Helen of Coventry, Stephen C. Belleville of N. Providence, Michael R. Belleville and his wife Cheryl of Cumberland, Marie L. Giard of Fall River, Gloria E. St. Onge and her husband Camille of Woonsocket, John P. Belleville and his wife Eileen of N. Providence, and Josef J. Belleville and his wife Kathleen of Woonsocket. 4 sisters, Rosel, Elfride, Helga of Germany, and Sonja of Alabama. She has 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson.
She was also the sister to 5 deceased brothers and 7 deceased sisters.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:30 AM in the Blackstone Valley Baptist Church 40 Pine Swamp Rd Cumberland, RI 02864. Burial will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery Exeter, RI. Relatives and friends are invited. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895 are in charge of the arrangements.
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