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Marissa Kimberly Demery


October 12, 2017

Marissa Demery, age 20, of Belcourt, ND passed away due to cancer on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Belcourt Hospital, Belcourt, ND.

Marissa Kimberly Demery was born on April 17, 1997 in Belcourt, ND to Darin Head and Tina (Demery) Belgarde. She was raised in Belcourt and completed her high school education in Belcourt as well. Marissa loved visiting with her friends and spending time with her family. She enjoyed watching "Law and Order" with her Grandma Rosie and keeping up to date with local happenings on Facebook. Marissa often rode around with her friends having a great time. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was very witty like her Father Darin and her Grandfather Marvin. Marissa will be forever remembered and greatly missed by her family members and her many friends.

Marissa is survived by her Father Darin Head of Belcourt, ND; Mother Tina Belgarde of Dunseith, ND; sister Alex Belgarde of Belcourt, ND; Grandparents Rosie Wilkie of Belcourt, ND, Marvin Head of Red Lake, MN, and Sue Head of Browning, MT; Uncle Nathan Head of Grand Forks, ND and Aunt Grace Head of Browning, MT.

Marissa was preceded in death by her loving Step-Father Tom Belgarde, Aunt Kimberly McGee, Grandparents Gerald and Corrine Demery, and Great Grandparents Walter and Lucy Iverson, Bob Wilkie, and Nathan and Rose Head.

A visitation will begin at 5 PM on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Belcourt, ND with a Rosary Service at 7 PM. Funeral mass will be Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10 AM in the church with Fr. Dennis Mary Dugan, SOLT presiding. Readers are Gail Trottier and Janelle Harviell. Music by Alvin Poitra and Jerry Parisien. Honorary pallbearers are all family and her friends from Red Lake, MN and Belcourt, ND. Burial will follow in St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery, Belcourt, ND.

Arrangements are with the Elick Funeral Home, Rolla, ND.


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