Peter Paul Balla, 84, of Eastlake and formerly of Cleveland, passed away Monday Feb. 24, 2014 at his home.
He was born June 3, 1929 in Cleveland to Paul & Susan Balla.
Peter served in the US Army before being honorably discharged.
Mr. Balla was owner operator of George L. Herrick Co. in Euclid, retiring in 1991.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Dorothy M. (Gaydos) Balla; children, Kathleen (Mark) Hendrick of Eastlake & Douglas Paul (Laura) Balla of Katy, Texas; grandchildren, April (fiancé Nick Elzholz) Hendrick and Charles Paul Hendrick; great-grandson, Damon Elzholz; sisters, Rose Anderson and Shirley (Richard) Pinchon.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Gail Jablonski.
A Memorial Service will be 4 p.m. Thursday at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, Ohio 44060.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110-2602 or Donate online at hospicewr.org
Online obituary at www.brunners.com
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Feb. 26, 2014
Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060