Priscilla B. OUTLAND
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GLOUCESTER - Priscilla Balanis Outland, of Gwynn's Island, passed away on May 19, 2012, after a brief illness.
Born in Charlottesville, Va., on Feb. 24, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Arthur G. and Ethel A. Balanis of Williamsburg, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Daniel Outland.
Priscilla is survived by a brother, George A. Balanis and his family of Williamsburg, Va. She is also survived by two first cousins, Constantine A. Balanis and his family of Mesa, Ariz., and George N. Balanis and his family of Pacific Palisades, Calif. Priscilla was also loved by many other family and friends, including a special goddaughter, Renee Saur; three stepchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Priscilla was a graduate of Newport News High School, class of '58, and attended the Hampton Roads Business College. She was employed by NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., for 30 years.
She was a devoted member of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Newport News, Va., where she was a member of the Philoptochos Society, the Daughters of Penelope, and the Hellenic Women's Penelope Society. She also taught Sunday school, vacation bible school, and participated in many Greek festivals and church events.
A Trisagion prayer service, officiated by the Rev. George Chioros, will be held at 6:30 p.m. tonight, May 22, 2012, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, Va. The family will receive visitors at 6 p.m., prior to the prayer service.
In Priscilla's memory, contributions may be made to Sts. Constantine and Helen, Greek Orthodox Church, 60 Traverse Road, Newport News, VA 23606. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.


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Published in Daily Press from May 22 to May 23, 2012.
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June 6, 2012
We were saddened upon our return home from Europe to learn of Priscilla's death. She was a very kind and spirited lady. She loved her church and spent countless hours teaching the children and supporting the various clubs. May her memory be eternal.
Alex & Joanie Michalos
June 5, 2012
Hello George -- I was sorry to hear of Pricilla's death. We saw her often when the family was living next to us in Williamsburg.
Pete Hoyle
June 4, 2012
George A. Balanis and family. God Bless you and yours during your time of need. Although I did not know your sister, Priscilla, I count you as a long time friend and her deceased husbend, Dan Outland, was an inspiration to me during my youth in Newport News. You remain in my heart and prayers.
Bill Turner
June 1, 2012
Priscilla was a beautiful lady who gave so much to others. I will always remember you. I love you.
Georgia Kypriandes
May 23, 2012
George & Family,
I'm thinking of you with sincere sympathy. May the promise of God's Word be your hope today and your comfort always..
W.A. Bud Porter
May 22, 2012
May her memory be eternal.

Sonja Eaton
May 22, 2012
George, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Priscilla as we grew up on 48th street and later I had the pleasure of working at NASA with her. She was a wondeful woman and may Our Lord look over her and you during this time of mourning.
Bill Wiley
May 22, 2012
VBS 2011
Ms. Priscilla had a wonderful heart and was always so giving towards the youth in our community. She was a great Sunday School and VBS teacher! It just won't be the same without her. May her memory be eternal.
Hazel Bruce
May 22, 2012
Thinking of your family during this time. May your memory be eternal.
Vicky Mignogna
May 22, 2012
Our sincere condolences to her family. Grace and I will miss Priscilla's smiling face at the Greek Fests.
Steve Veazey
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