In Memoriam 2018
Memorial tributes to Bethany members who passed on in 2017 and before may be viewed here.
A Celebration of Life service for Nancy I. Balaschak, Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
A Celebration of Life service for Nancy Isabelle (Lonuzzo) Balaschak, 73, was held on Saturday, March 3rd at 12:00 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, 72 Ryan St. Gardner, MA 01440. Former Pastor Dan Meiners co-presided, having been Nancy’s pastor for the many years she was a member at Bethany.
Nancy passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, February 23, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, after battling cancer for 1 year and 2 months. Her personal ministries included serving on the Hot Meals Team for Bethany Baptist Church, delivering Meals On Wheels to the elderly in the Ashburnham community, and demonstrating the love of Christ to her family and friends. Nancy dedicated her life to serving everyone she loved, in service to the Lord. She is survied by her daughter, Wendy Ann (Fortier) McNall and her grandchildren who were also members of Bethany Baptist: Jacob Fortier, Olivia (Fortier) Sias and husband Jonathan Sias, Rachel Fortier, Casey Jones, Michelle Fortier, Coco Fortier, and Cheyenne Fortier.
View Nancy’s obituary here.