Private funeral services have been held for Brian Bellew, 59, of Troy, N.Y. He passed away Oct. 31 in New York. He was born in Jersey City, the son of the late James Bellew and Florence Bellew of Easton. Brian was a well known musician in New Jersey and a true animal lover. He is survived by his mother, and sister, Jamie, wife of Harry Reese and nieces, Meghan and Lauren Reese. He was preceded in death by sister, Eileen. Services arranged by the Connell Funeral Home, Bethlehem, Pa.