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Larry M. Balsbough

February 23, 1939 — July 19, 2023

Wyomissing, PA

Larry M. Balsbough

 

Larry Balsbough, 84, was born to the late Harvey and June Balsbough, in Reading PA. He was the loving husband to Barbara (Swartz) Balsbough for 61 Years. He graduated from Governor Mifflin High School and Penn State with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  

Through the years Larry was employed by Carpenter Technology, Branch Motor Express, Wm G. Lininger Knitting Company and W.G. Grace, Formpac Division, all in Reading PA.  

He was President of the Eastern Council of Industrial Management Club. He served on the Advisory Board of Penn State University Berks Campus for 4 years, Past Master of Masonic Lodge 62, President of Reading Toastmasters. He was also a member of Iron and Steel Mfg, Assoc.  

Survived by daughter Kathleen (Charles) Centerville, Ohio.  Sons: Douglas (Michelle) Cornelious NC and David (Dana) West Linn Oregon. Seven Grandchildren Aubrey, Olivia, Drew, Grace, Briana, Luke, and Grant. Two Great Grandsons Ethan and Noah. His extended families of Richard Maurer (Deborah, Chad, and Christopher), Exeter Township and Bernard Maurer, (Patricia), of Birdsboro.   

Larry is predeceased by his brother, Terry, of Leonardstown, Maryland and stepsister Lana Hinnershitz, Reading, PA.  

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Baptist de la Salle, 42 Kerrick Road, Shillington, PA 19607 on Friday, August 11, 2023, at 11:00 AM. Inurnment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, Chapel of St. George. The family will receive relatives and friends in St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Larry’s honor to The Salvation Army. Online guestbook and condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com 

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Visitation

Friday, August 11, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

St. John Baptist de la Salle

42 Kerrick Rd, Shillington, PA 19607

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Mass

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. John Baptist de la Salle

42 Kerrick Rd, Shillington, PA 19607

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