David J. Ballute, 75 of Curwensville passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield. He was the husband to the late Charlene (Hauck) Ballute who died November of 2010.
Born December 8, 1938 in Clearfield, he was the son of the late Edward G. and Mary K. (Rakoven) Ballute.
Mr. Ballute was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was employed with Clearfield Cheese as a fork lift operator until his retirement. David was a member of St Timothy's Roman Catholic Church, Curwensville, the VFW, American Legion and the Smoke House all of Curwensville. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and collecting stamps.
Surviving is a daughter and son: Tammy Coudriet and her Fiancé Russ McKenrick, Midland TX; Doug Ballute, Punxsutawney, PA; Son-in-law: James Dunn, Olanta, PA; four grandchildren: Steven Dunn, Brandon Sass, Janelle Wallace and John Coudriet, II; also a brother: Joseph Ballute, DuBois.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, daughter: Sonya Ballute Dunn; two brothers: Edward Ballute, Jr., Raymond Ballute.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of David J. Ballute will be at 11:00 AM Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., 312 E. Locust Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 with Pastor Robert Way officiating. A time to share memories and have an opportunity to view will be Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 PM and Thursday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Curwensville, PA.
For online tributes, please visit www.bennettandhouserfuneralhome.com