Elaine Bellas

Obituary of Elaine Sue Bellas

Elaine “Sue” Suzanne Bellas

On the morning of February 14th 2023, Elaine “Sue” Suzanne Bellas of Paradise, passed away peacefully at age 74 surrounded by family. Sue was born in Oakland, CA on March 26th 1948. She was the second child and second daughter of Sella Mae and Robert Adams of San Leandro.


She married Clifford Bellas on 05/30/1968 in Reno, NV.


Sue and Cliff opened their business, PVF Sales, in 1979 and ran a successful plumbing manufacturers representative company for 23 years. She was also a dedicated mother who always put her children first. 


Since retirement she enjoyed living in Paradise with her husband and their cat “Mikey.”  She spent her time sewing beautiful quilts, completing puzzles and other craft projects. She also collected, restored and displayed dolls as a hobby. Sue was an amazing grandma and enjoyed spending time with her 4 grandchildren.


Sue was preceded in death by her parents Robert Adams and Sella Mae Adams.

She is survived by her husband, Clifford Bellas, her son Clifford Bellas his wife Elizabeth Bellas, her daughter Annie Ames and her husband Brian Ames, her siblings Cathy Falgout, Robert Adams and James Adams, and grandchildren Andrew Bellas, Lauren Bellas, Cordelia Bellas and Trevor Ames.


A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, March 26 2023, for close family

and friends. Sue’s resting place will be at Paradise Cemetery in Paradise, CA.




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