BALLARD - Helen Jane (Dolan) Of Hamburg, March 25, 2012, wife of the late Matthew C. Ballard; mother of Matthew J. (Doreen) Ballard, Denise (James) Godemann and Margaret Ann (John) Schmitt; sister of the late Robert (Dolores) and Eugene (Dorothy) Dolan; also survived by nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME INC., 21 Pierce Ave. Hamburg Friday at 9:00 AM and from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Athol Springs at 9:30 AM. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Ballard taught at Blasdell Elementary School and was a member of NYS Retired Teachers Assoc.