BALASIUK, Walter - Husband of the late Mary "Jacqueline" (Armstrong), formerly of St. George, NB, passed peacefully in his sleep at the Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB, on September 11, 2022.
Wally will be deeply missed by his daughter, Roberta Pettersson of St. George, NB; his grandsons, James Gravelle of Toronto, ON and William Pettersson of Sweden; one brother, Ronald Balasiuk (Patricia); sisters, Frances Stolt and her late husband, Gerald, Vera Harden and her late husband, Clarence, Ruth Birch and her late husband, Ted, and Mary Kimpel, all of Ontario.
Also Roberta's sister, Sonya VanTassel (Jay) of Ontario.
Wally was predeceased by his parents, wife, and one daughter, Maria Gravelle (John); and brothers, Samuel (Pauline) and Peter (Jacqueline), both of Ontario.
Wally played professional football with the East York Argos in 1964 and the CFL for the Toronto Argonauts from 1965 to 1970. His final year, in 1971, was with the Montreal Alouettes, before retiring. He was a successful entrepreneur, businessman, involved in community service and devoted to his church.
He will be greatly missed by all.
Service will be held at the St. George Baptist Church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.