Marie E. Balbach
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AGE: 90 • Wilmington
Marie E. (MacConnell) Balbach, 90, of Wilmington, DE peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, April 18, 2014.
She was predeceased by her husband of 39 years, Joseph M. Balbach; and her daughter-in-law, Gloria Balbach.
Marie will be lovingly remembered by her five children, Kathleen O'Brien (Jack), Helen Crowley (Jim), Joseph Balbach, Mary Ellen Papili (Lou) and Anne Balbach; her 10 grandchildren and her 11 great grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Friday, April 25 from 5:00-7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 4th Street and Bancroft Parkway, Wilmington on Saturday, April 26 at 9:30AM. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Marie may be made to Assisi House, 600 Red Hill Rd., Aston, PA 19014; The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Dr., Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713.
To offer condolences, visit
Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
Published in The News Journal from Apr. 21 to Apr. 24, 2014