Leona (Reid) Ballard

October 25, 1928 ~ September 6, 2018 (age 89)

Leona Reid Ballard - Obituary


Leona Reid Ballard of Troy passed away on September 6, 2018 at the Bradford County Manor, where she was recuperating from recent medical issues.  


Born in Allentown, PA on October 25, 1928, she was a daughter of Julian Reid and Marjorie Walter Reid.  She was raised in Canton, PA and lived in Troy since 1948.


Lee was employed for 28 years as Administrative Assistant at Paxar, Inc. (formerly American Silk Label Manufacturing Co), from the time the Troy plant was established.  


Lee’s favorite hobby was bowling and she bowled on the same local team for 45 years.


She attended the East Troy Methodist Church.


Lee is survived by her son Brent Ballard of Exton, PA, daughter Brenda (Stephen) Olivero of Orlando, FL, sister Dorris McClure of Troy, PA, granddaughters Shannon (Thomas) Hawk of Harding, PA, Andrea (James) Pepper of Granville Summit, PA, and Amanda (Jay) Carroll of Nichols, NY.  Lee had seven great grandchildren.


Lee was pre-deceased by her daughter-in-law Paula Ballard, grandson Alexander Ballard, brother J. Robert Reid, sister Janis Haggerty, and her parents.  


On behalf of Lee, the family wishes to especially thank Lorraine Metzger for many years of friendship and support.  


All final arrangements are private, at Lee’s request.  Anyone wishing to do something in Lee’s memory is encouraged to donate to the East Troy Methodist Church.


Arrangements entrusted to Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, Canton.

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