Mr. Belchik had been diagnosed with cancer.
A retired paralegal, he had lived in Tracy for 20 years and was a resident of Emerson House for the last nine months of his life. He attended Southwinds Church.
Survivors include two sons, William Belchik of Tracy and Nicholas Belchik of Oregon; three siblings, Michael Belchik of Pleasanton, Barbara Wajvoda of Indiana and Jack Belchik of Florida; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Michael and Delores Belchik.
A celebration of his life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Southwinds Church, 13400 Middle Road.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Belchik’s name may be sent to Coalition of Tracy Citizens to Assist the Homeless, Emerson House, in care of D. Miller, treasurer, 21055 S. Corral Hollow Road, Tracy, CA 95304.