Obituary Notice: Rudy M. Balocco

Ruby Madalyn Balocco, 88, of Curwensville, passed away Tuesday evening, April 24, 2012 at Ridgeview Elder care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville.

Born Sept. 30, 1923 in Queen, Bedford County, she was the daughter of Charles B. and Grace I. (Shoenfelt) Weyant.  Mrs. Balocco was a homemaker and was a member of the Glen Richey Presbyterian Church.

On June 11, 1940 in Berryville, VA, she wed John Pershing Balocco who preceded her in death in 2007.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son Charles Balocco in 2002.

Surviving are 3 daughters Linda Passarelli and husband Greye of Tucson, AZ,  and Kathy Hoyt and husband Roger, Debbie Graham and husband Robert and daughter-in-law Patty Carfley Balocco all of Curwensville.

Also surviving are 6 grandchildren Lynn Anne Verbeck, James Verbeck, Holly Hoyt, Matthew Hoyt, Alyssa Solt and Moriah Radar, 5 great grandsons Parker Hoyt, Evan Hoyt, Joey Solt, Rayne Terrier and River Lee Roach, and a sister Sylvia Weyant Dibert of Duncansville.

At the request of Mrs. Balocco, there will be no public visitation.  Funeral Services for Mrs. Balocco will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville at the convenience of the family with Pastor Leanne M. Gill-Peters officiating.  Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Curwensville.

The family suggests contributions be made to either the Community Care Group of Ridgeview Elder Care 30 4th Avenue Curwensville, PA 16833 or the Hospice Circle of Friends c/o 286 Pauline Drive Clearfield, PA 16830.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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