Jerome A. “Jerry” Balluck, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


Youngstown – Jerome A. “Jerry” Balluck, 88, of Youngstown, died Saturday morning, July 3, 2021, at the Hospice of The Valley, Hospice House.

Born on April 18, 1933, in Youngstown, Jerry was the son of the late Stephen and Helen (Broscoe) Balluck and was a lifelong resident of the area.

He graduated from Rayen School in 1951, then continued his education at Kent State University and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in business administration.

Rayen High School Alumni Tribute

Two years after high school, Jerry was drafted into the US Army and transferred to Ft Hood, Texas, where he was with the Armored Division.

Jerry was employed in the Occupational Safety and Health Department in Ohio, and later worked for the Borden Dairy Company as the manager of safety inspections across the United States.

Together with “Mr. Fix It, ”Jerry was an avid golfer and a mainstay of the Stambaugh Golf Course.

Jerry leaves behind his sister Patricia (Stu) Dickson of Boardman, a nephew Gregory Dickson of Atlanta, Georgia, a niece Sara Hudgens, and a great-nephew Drew Hudgens, both of Simpsonville, South Carolina.

Family and friends can attend on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 from 10:30 am to 10:55 am at St. Edward Church, 238 Tod Lane Youngstown.

On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., a Christian funeral mass will be held in St. Edward Church, Youngstown, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Robert Siffrin as minister.

The burial takes place in the Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

The professional care of the Thompson-Filicky Funeral Home, 4221 Marktstr. Boardman.

Family and friends can visit to sign the guest book or to express their condolences to Jerry’s family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jerome A. “Jerry” Balluck, please visit our Flower shop.

A TV Tribute will air Tuesday, July 6, at the approximate times of 5:17 am on WKBN, 8:39 am on FOX, 5:21 pm on WYTV, and 6:35 pm on MyYTV.