Obituary of Sharon Gail Balan (nee MacLellan)
December 28, 1942 - Calgary, Alberta
November 8, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta
Sharon Balan of Calgary, AB passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at the age of 80 years.
Sharon passed away peacefully surrounded by her family following a years long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Sharon will be forever remembered by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Shelley Balan; her daughter and son-in-law, Marnie and Steve Rogers; and her beautiful grandchildren, Jackson, Brenden, James and Kennedy. Sharon was predeceased by her husband Don Balan in 2007. Sharon is also survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Olga MacLellan and Gary and Ali MacLellan, sister-in-law Dianne White, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 800, 7015 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Red was Sharon's favourite colour. In honour of her please wear something red. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Sharon’s family here.
In living memory of Sharon Balan, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.