Monday, April 14, 2008


The Weirton Daily Times
November 24, 1961
Page 2, column 1

Mrs. Margaret Balon

Mrs. Margaret Balon, 45, 122 Powers road, died of complication at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at her home. She had been in failing health for one year.

She was born May 11, 1916 in Rush Run, the daughter of the late Michael and Julia Pozok Ellis. She had been a resident of Weirton since 1928.

Mrs. Balon was a member of the Cove United Presbyterian church, Myrlle Mellendry Sunday school and Women's Association of the church.

She was married to Hubert L. Balon, May 18, 1935, who survives.

Other survivors are: one son, Thomas Balon, at home; two daughters, Mrs. John (Patricia) Chihocky and Mrs. Terrance (Carolyn) Weller, both of Weirton; two brothers, Gezel Ellis, Rush Run and Richard Ellis, Weirton and three sisters, Mrs. Albert (Velma) Lasson, Mrs. Michael (Julia) Sholtis and Mrs. Fiorant (Elizabeth) Monseau, all of Weirton. Two sisters preceded her in death.

Friends are being received at the Schwerha Mortuary. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Schwerha Chapel with the Rev. G. Ousley Brown, DD. officiating.

Burial will be made in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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