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Richard C. Balata

August 13, 1933 — March 26, 2022

Richard C. Balata

Richard C. Balata , age 88, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Burns); father of Beth Fallon (Jim), Elaine Campagna (Len), Mark Balata, Diane Ganim (Rick), & Tracy Balata; grandfather of Amanda (Matt), Tiffany (Daniel), Erin (Don), Toni (Aaron), Richard (Triah), Danny (Alyssa), Adam, Dylan & Callan; great-grandfather of many; brother of the late Lucy Sambor (Jim). He was a Big Time Operator of the Woodchuck Amateur Radio Club as well as an Army veteran. Passed away peacefully at home Saturday, March 26, 2022. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to Holy Family Hospice 6706 State Rd, Cleveland, OH 44134. Friends may call to the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH, Wednesday, March 30th from 3-7PM. Prayers will be held at the funeral home Thursday, March 31st at 10:45AM. Mass at St. Albert the Great to follow Thursday, March 31st at 11:30AM. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. BUSCH FUNERAL and CREMATORY SERVICES, 440-842-7800 www.buschcares.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

3:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Prayer Service

Thursday, March 31, 2022

10:45 - 11:15am (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Parma

7501 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 31, 2022

11:30am - 12:30pm (Eastern time)

St. Albert The Great Catholic Church, CATHOL

6667 Wallings Road, North Royalton, OH 44133

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