Rosemary Evelyn Belden, 85, of Durham, N.C., native of Stockbridge

Rosemary worked for many years as a Registered Nurse for the State of Massachusetts.

Rosemary Evelyn Belden, 85 of Durham, N.C., formerly of Raleigh, N.C., died Sunday December 29, 2019 at the Pettigrew Nursing Home in Durham. She was born in Stockbridge, Mass., on July 17, 1934, daughter of William H. and Josephine (Scully) Belden. Rosemary worked for many years as a registered nurse for the State of Massachusetts.

Rosemary is survived by five nephews, William T. Belden (Cathy), Mark A. Belden (Kate), Norman J. Belden (Phyllis), Thomas M. Belden (Sue) and Christopher P. Belden (Charlotte) and two nieces, Rosemary Belden (Ando) and Dana R. Beeson (Mike). In addition to her parents Rosemary was predeceased by her brother William T. Belden, sister-in-law Ena Belden, niece Martha Belden Kramer and great niece Lauren Thornburg

Funeral Services for Rosemary Evelyn Belden will be held on Tuesday January 7 at 10 a.m. with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Church with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Stockbridge. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com. No flowers, donations to charity of choice.