George Herbert Balser, 93 of Ocala, Florida died on Friday, November 26, 2010. He was born in New York, New York to Herbert and Mary (Mulhall) Balser. George retired after 41 years as a Merchant Marine Captain and served during WWII and the Korean Conflict and was also, retired from the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was past Chief Executive Officer of the Ocala Chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans, a member of the American Legion and the Masonic Lodge.
Mr. Balser was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline Balser.
Survivors include his cousin, Mary L. Burger of Leesburg, Florida and many other cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 12 Noon to 2:00 P.M. at Fero Funeral Home, 5955 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL 34465 with interment following and Military Honors at Fero Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home