McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

BALOGH, Helen (nee Pohribny)

July 6, 1930 – October 24, 2011

Helen Balogh beloved wife of James Leslie Balogh of Calgary, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the age of 81 years.

Helen was born in Toronto. She married James in 1962 and moved to Calgary the same year. Together they raised their family of four children.

Helen is survived by her loving husband James and her family, Laura and Oscar Pedersen, Carol Balogh and Keith Halsey, Donna and Stephen Yanicki, Robert Balogh and Janice Ross; three grandchildren, BJ, Riley and Kaitlin; two sisters Ann Strapko and Elizabeth Robertson. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Pohribny.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca. The family wish to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at the Beverly Centre, Lake Midnapore for caring for Helen for the last five years.

In living memory of Helen Balogh, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

Offer Condolence for the family of BALOGH, Helen (nee Pohribny)

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. Lois & Don Buchanan :

    Donna,Stephen and Family: We were saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing and extend our sincere sympathies to all.May you all have happy memories to sustain you at this sad time.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  2. Uncle Jim, Laura Carol, Donna, Robert and family;

    Our deepest sympathies and heartfelt thoughts, go out to all of you during this time of loss.

    With Love,

    David, Sonia, Jeremy and Alex, Strapko

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  3. Janet & Roy Balogh :

    Dear Brother and Family;
    Janet and I were both saddened to hear of Helen’s passing.
    We offer our condolence in your time of sorrow.
    We know your fond memories of your wife, mother and grandmother will lift your spirits and stay with you forever.

    All our love Roy & Janet Balogh

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  4. Ray and Ivy Fenton :

    Dear Jim and Family – So sorry to hear of your loss. Our sincere sympathy to all of you. Sending hugs and condolences. Our prayers are with you at this time.

    Love Ray and Ivy (Alliston,Ontario)

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  5. William Torvi :

    Donna, Steve and the Balogh Family

    I offer my condolences to the Balogh family in this time of sadness. Celebrate her life and keep her memories alive within your hearts.

    Sincerely

    Bill Torvi

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  6. Carl and Sylvia Magnusson :

    Dear Jim and Family
    Carl and I are thinking of you all and you have our sincere sympathy. I will remember our times together and how Helen tried to get me interested in the stock market.
    Love from Sylvia and Carl

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  7. Robert Judd & Amanda Humpage :

    Dear Uncle Jimmy and Cousins, Amanda & I wish to offer you our deepest condolences at this time. I know you feel sad and it’s understandable, please remember that she has gone to a better place and is now at peace. Your memories will keep her close to your hearts.

    All our love and thoughts are with you!

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  8. Dear Bob and Janice and your family
    Chito Jes and I wanted to offer our condolences in the loss of your mom Bob – although we did not have the fortune of knowing her, in knowing you she must have been a remarkable, generous and kind woman. May you take comfort in knowing she is in peace,
    Love Chito, Laurie and Jessye

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Leave Your Condolence

*

In order to confirm this has been completed by a human, kindly answer the below equation. *