George Ballas Sr., 79, of Ambridge, passed away on March 16, 2017.
He was the son of the late Samuel and Eva Marie Parish Ballas. He worked for companies including Bethlehem Steel, Armco and BVBS (Beaver Valley Builders Supply). In his youth, he was a boxer. Throughout his life he was an avid golfer and a masterful landscaper.
He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Rosie Pearl Smith-Ballas.
He is survived by a daughter, Heather (John) Fye, Ambridge; a son, George Ballas, and his partner, Deanne Smith, New Brighton; a granddaughter, Tina (Kevin) Bezuk, Harmony Twp., and a great-grandchild, Silas Bezuk.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 12 p.m. at the KASPER-HAHN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 547 Eighth St., Ambridge, (724-266-2549).