BALOK JOHN Age 83, long time resident of Madison Heights, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2013. Loving husband of MaryAnn (Dorie), his wife for 61 years. Dear father of Kathleen (Mario) Russo and Mark (Brenda) Balok. Loving grandfather of Joshua, Jeremy, Jordan, Evan and Alexa and great grandfather of Makana. Brother of Vince Balok, Mary Coin, the late Violet Michalski and the late Anne Albu. Visitation Thursday 3-8 p.m. with a Scripture Service Thursday 7 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, Michigan 48071. In state Friday 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass 10 a.m. St. Vincent Ferrer Church, Madison Heights. Michigan. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Share a memory at edwardswansonandsonfuneralhome.com.
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Dorie and family we send our heartfelt condolences on the loss of John. May he rest in peace after a life well lived. Although we were neighbors for only five years the memories of your freindship have continued on through these past 39 years.