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BALZER, William C.

BALZER, William C.

BALZER - William C. 72, of North East, PA passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at UPMC Hamot from injuries sustained from a fall. He was born on July 21, 1946 to John and Eileen Glass Balzer in Buffalo, NY and raised in Tonawanda, NY. Bill served in the US Army as an x-ray tech then graduated from Buffalo State College with a teaching degree. He married Janice Kimmich in 1971 and had one child, Karl, in 1975. Bill taught industrial arts for 31 years in the Erie School District and retired in 2001. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, camping, piloting, boating and socializing with friends. Bill was a member of The Knights of St. John's, The Brotherhood of St. Joseph, Wesleyville Athletic Club and the VFW Post 470. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Jeffrey Faust; and brother, David. He is survived by his son, Karl (Paula) Balzer; six grandchildren, Katie, Keegan, Karlee, Kaylee, Jon, and Lucas; one great-granddaughter, Aryia; one sister, Linda (Philip) Faust; four nephews and nieces, Russell Faust, Carolyn Faust, Christine Wirth, and Louis Faust, and their nine children, all of western NY. Friends are invited to attend a wake to celebrate Bill at the Knights of St. John's, 660 West 26th St., Erie, PA 16508, on Saturday, September 29 from 3 to 7 pm. Arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc.

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