DORIS E. BALLES
Doris E. Balles, 86, of Manchester, died July 17, 2013 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester.
Mrs. Balles was born August 19, 1926, in Manchester, the daughter of Philip and Blanche (Toutain) Gravel. She attended local schools and graduated from Manchester High School West in 1944. She was a lifelong resident of this city.
Her husband of 64 years, Charles J. Balles, died in 2010. She was also predeceased by a son Thomas J. Balles in 2003 and 2 sisters; Rita Remillard and Lorette Dubois.
Members of her family include 3 sons; John C. Balles of Manchester, Michael J. and his wife Linda Balles of Windham, David A. and his wife Kim Balles of Manchester, a daughter; Lisa V. and her husband Richard Sturgill of Manchester, 3 grandchildren; Kirk, Matt and Kristen Balles, a sister; Gloria Gravel of Manchester and several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Parish of the Transfiguration on Kelley St. Urn burial will follow in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Manchester.
Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.