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Barbara Ann Bellamak
A celebration of life with an open potluck party will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9 in the Olancha School Gymnasium for Olancha resident Barbara Ann Bellmak. Further information can be found at barbiebellamak.com.
Born Sept. 29, 1953, Barbie died March 22, 2011. She was 57.
She leaves behind a legacy of memories to be cherished by her family and friends as well as the many young students whose lives she helped shape and influence. She was a dedicated teacher, a spirited endurance rider, and a 30-year survivor of (metastatic) Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages direct donations be made to the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation: accrf.org, P.O. Box 442, Needham, MA 02494.