November 6, 1986 ~ May 3, 2014
Michael B. Bellmore, 27, of Hamden, passed away suddenly at YNHH on May 3, 2014. Born in New Haven on November 6, 1986 to Michael A. and Deborah Guida Bellmore of Hamden. Along with his parents, Michael will be remembered by his sisters, Caroline and Jenna Bellmore both of Hamden, aunts, uncles, and wonderful friends. He was predeceased by his Paternal grandparents, John and Elizabeth Zachs Bellmore and his Maternal grandparents, Bartholomew and Caroline Scates Guida. Mike was a graduate of Hamden High and graduated with Honors Cum Laude from SCSU. After school he was employed as a journalist at the New Haven Register and most recently worked as a consultant for the Town of Hamden. He was a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Journalism Award from the CT Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists. Funeral to leave from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden, on Friday, May 9th at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Stephen's Church, Hamden at 10:00 a.m. Burial will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends are also invited to visit with Michael's family on Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in Michael's memory may be sent to SCSU, MFA Fund/ Poetry and Creative Writing, 501 Crescent St., New Haven, CT 06515 or
(please specify MFA Fund/ Bellmore in the: I would like to designate my gift section).