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ROY L. BALSOM Obituary
Balsom, Roy L.

Age 81, of Lynn, died Friday Jan. 31 with his family at his side at the Essex Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Beverly after a lengthy illness. Master Electrician for 55 years, Local 103 IBEW. He was the beloved husband of Maureen A. (Lombard) Balsom, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage, the loving father of Meghan L. Balsom and Suzanne Rau and her husband Christopher and proud grandfather of Jack Rau; he also leaves several nieces and nephews. Son of the late Roy and Agnes (Calder) Balsom, and the brother of the late Alphretta (Balsom) DeLuties and Jean Balsom-Fossiano. Funeral on Thursday at 11AM in the Solimine Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Rt 1A), Lynn. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8PM. Those who wish may make a donation in his name to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 ( or to Local 103 Brotherhood Fund, 256 Freeport St., Dorchester, MA 02112. Directions and guestbook at
Published in The Boston Globe from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2014
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