IN MEMORIAM: Michael Belfield duPont

Michael Belfield duPont, 66, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11th, 2021. Michael was born October 9th, 1955 in Wilmington, DE, and was the son of Katharine Lewars (duPont) Weymouth and Reynolds duPont.

He attended Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, NJ and graduated from Ithaca College. Michael’s passion for volunteer work was spread across his active involvement with the local chapter of the American Red Cross, Darien Arts Center, Shakespeare on the Sound, as well as helping originate the sailing program at Wee Burn Country Club. His wonderful sense of humor, contagious smile, willingness to help others, undying love of family and loyalty to friends will serve as reminders of his amazing spirit.

Michael is survived by his wife Constance Carpenter Deans; his sons Michael Belfield duPont Jr. and his wife Meg, Edward Reynolds duPont and his wife Lauren, and Bennett Lammot duPont. Relatives surviving Michael include sister Katharine duPont Sanger; brother Reynolds duPont, Jr., brother Thomas Lewars duPont and his wife Ruth, and sister Natalie duPont Lyon. Michael is also survived by his wife’s children Emily, Trevor, Spencer and his wife Taryn. Michael is also survived by his grandson Brian Leonard duPont. Michael was predeceased by his daughter Emily Arden duPont. The family is most grateful to the years of care given at Meadow Ridge and Ridge Crest, as well as recent care at Danbury Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, and Norwalk Hospital ICU.

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 16th, 2021, at 1:30 pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1864 Post Road, Darien, CT. Burial will follow on Friday, December 17th for the family at Mather Cemetery in Darien, CT.

Michael’s family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his memory to Darien Arts Center, 2 Renshaw Rd, Darien, CT 06820 or Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA), PO Box 105, Glenolden, PA 19036.

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