Craig Balentine Obituary
 
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Craig S. Balentine

October 22, 1912 - March 30, 2013
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New London- Craig Sarah Balentine, age 100, passed away peacefully at her home on 3/30/2013. She had been a resident of New London for 81 years, moving to the city in 1932 was a new bride. She was born in Easton, PA on October 22, 1912, the only child of Harrison and Constance Fay Jones. She graduated from Easton High School, Class of 1930 and attended Westchester State Teachers' College in Westchester, PA. She was married to John K. Balentine, Sr. for 40 years, and enjoyed the associations which came with his long standing career in education at the former Buckley School, NLHS and Mitchell College. She was a member, chairwoman and...
New London- Craig Sarah Balentine, age 100, passed away peacefully at her home on 3/30/2013. She had been a resident of New London for 81 years, moving to the city in 1932 was a new bride. She was born in Easton, PA on October 22, 1912, the only child of Harrison and Constance Fay Jones.
She graduated from Easton High School, Class of 1930 and attended Westchester State Teachers' College in Westchester, PA. She was married to John K. Balentine, Sr. for 40 years, and enjoyed the associations which came with his long standing career in education at the former Buckley School, NLHS and Mitchell College.
She was a member, chairwoman and past deaconess of Second Congregational Church which she joined in 1940 and a Life Member of the Lawrence and Memorial Hospital Auxiliary with over 500 hours of volunteer work. She loved her home, her summers at Ocean and Mitchell beaches with her family and was a staunch supporter of UConn Women's basketball and the Boston Red Sox.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Sharon P. Balentine. Survivors include daughters Connie F. Dorrie, (Gene) St. Petersburg, FL and Louise C. Connolly (Ray) Raleigh, NC and son John K. Balentine, Jr., New London, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home. At the request of the deceased, there will be no memorial service. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers the family would be grateful for a small donation, in her memory, to the Memory Book, Second Congregational Church, 45 Broad Street, New London, CT 06320.

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