Elizabeth I. Balesky

Nov 24, 2014

April 1, 1921 - Feb. 24, 2007

NEW LONDON Elizabeth I. "Betty" Balesky, 85, of New London, died Saturday at the Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Firelands, New London.

She was born April 1, 1921 in Virginia, to the late Oliver B. and Martha (Castle) Horton. She was raised in Rogersville, Tenn. and moved to New London 16 years ago.

She was an active member of the Maple City Church of God in Norwalk. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret E. Baker of New London; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael A. Balesky; a son, Michael C. Balesky; a sister, Mae Cupp; and a brother, James Heston.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London, where funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Brian Ayers, of Barrett's Chapel in New London will officiate. Burial will follow in Lakewood Park Cemetery.