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Mary C. Balutis, 80, of New Hartford, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Faxton - St. Luke's Healthcare, in the presence of her loving family. Mary was born on May 19, 1933, in Morristown, Tennessee, the daughter of Grover Bascom and Pearl Lena (May) Hopper. She was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. On November 20, 1954, Mary married Daniel F. Balutis in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, a blessed union of 44 years prior to his death on October 8, 1998. Mary was employed as a secretary with Alling and Cory Paper Company. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen and George Holmes, Marcy, and Deanne Balutis, New York Mills; cherished grandchildren, Geordan and Jyllian Holmes; and several nieces and nephews, including special nephew, Gerry Balutis, who was most thoughtful and kind to Mary throughout the years. Mary will be dearly missed by her faithful pets, Max and Jackson. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Friday from 4-6 p.m. at Myslinski Funeral Home, 470 French Rd., Utica. Funeral services will commence, following visitation, at 6 p.m. Interment will be in St. George's Cemetery, Whitesboro. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Mary's name may be made to Spring Farm Cares Happy Hearth Program. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Messages of sympathy at www.myslinskifuneralhome.com
Myslinski Funeral Home
470 French Rd Utica, NY 13502
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2014