Catherine B. Balwanz, 85, of Stewartsville, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Earlysville, Va.
She was born February 22, 1929 in Bellaire, OH a daughter of the late Michael and Catherine Tobin Durant.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Sacred Heart Catholic Women’s Club; a charter member of the Glencoe American Legion Auxiliary; and Bellaire Eagles.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was her husband, Robert L Balwanz Sr.; a son, Robert L. Balwanz Jr.; twin sisters, Doris Lee and Dolores Bottegal.
Surviving are her children, Michael Janet Balwanz of Cincinnati, OH; John Balwanz of Stewartsville, OH; Judith Joseph Bonvisuto Balwanz of Earlysville, Va, Linda Jim Smith Bumgardner of Martins Ferry, OH; and Patricia Balwanz of Locust Grove, VA; a daughter- in- law, Barbara Balwanz of Barnesville, OH, four grandchildren , six great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 441-37th Street, Bellaire, OH. Funeral liturgy with Mass will begin at 11am Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Neffs, OH with Fr. Daniel Heusel as Celebrant.
Burial will follow In Glencoe Cemetery.
Vigil service 7:45pm Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson PKY # 300, Charlottesville. VA. 29111.
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