John Joseph Balassone, 94, of Catonsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.
He was born May 29, 1918, in West Virginia. He was the husband of the late Margaret Elizabeth Balassone.
He was a former postal employee and World War II
veteran. He was known for his devotion to his family and faith.
Surviving are children Anne Sykes and husband Gary, and Robert Balassone and wife Cheryl; grandchildren Timothy Sykes and fiancee Jessica Frick, and Michael Sykes; and a great-grandchild, Ariel D. Sykes.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville; and from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian burial, 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Angels Chapel, Charlestown Retirement Community, 711 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered at www.sterlingashtonschwabwitzke.com
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