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News   September 16, 2009   by Auto Service World

Denis Bellemore, Industry Force, Dead at 50

News has reached us of the untimely death of Denis Bellemore.

Bellemore, who most recently had a been a key figure at NAPA as a vice president and driving force behind the CMAX operation, disappeared from his Montreal home on Friday, September 11 while on his way to the barber.

His body was found  September 15 in the St. Lawrence River. He was 50.

He had been coping well with multiple sclerosis for years and had reportedly been at home recuperating from a single car accident for the week before his disappearance. Reports say that he had blacked out while at the wheel and may have been disoriented following the accident.

An enthusiastic supporter of the industry and a strong participant in industry events, both as a sponsor and a volunteer, he was regarded as a positive force in the industry.

He will be sadly missed by all.

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