Mildred A. Balbo (1927 - 2016)

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Mildred A. Balbo, age 88, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1927, in Corbettown, Pa., and was a daughter of the late Lawrence Sprague and Alice (Heberling) Sprague. She was married to Carl Evear Anderson who passed away in March of 1964. She later married John Balbo who died in 1987.
Mildred worked as a packer at Brockway Glass in Brockway, Pa. She was a member of the Beechwoods Presbyterian Church. In her earlier years her hobbies included sewing and crocheting. She also enjoyed traveling and going to the beach. She had always been interested in the lives of her children and their families.
Survivors include three children: Carroll Anderson Wilcox and husband Richard of Brockport, Carl E. Anderson and wife Kathy of Woodbridge, Va., and Paul R. Anderson of Falls Creek; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Blanche Ogden and husband Ralph of Morrisdale.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Anderson; second husband, John Balbo; two brothers, Gerald Sprague and Robert Sprague; and one sister, Ruth P. Nazimiec; one granddaughter and one grandson.
She will be sadly missed by her family.
Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Beechwoods Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Beechwoods Presbyterian Church, 14 Beechwood Rd., Falls Creek, PA 15840.
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Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois.
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Published in The Courier Express on July 14, 2016
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