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Harry J. Balliet

Born: Sun., Jun. 10, 1945
Died: Fri., Jul. 12, 2019


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Harry J. Balliet, 74, of Northumberland, passed away on July 12, 2019, at
UPMC Williamsport.

He was born June 10, 1945, in Lewisburg, a son of the late Emma “Hope”
(Covany) Heimbach and John “Duke” Heimbach and Harry Balliet; grandson of
the late Joseph and Helen Covany.  On June 23, 1973, he married the former
Linda Witmer, who survives.

Harry graduated in 1963 from Milton High School.  He received a BA in
Biology from Bloomsburg University and a BS in Pharmacy from Temple
University.

He was employed as a pharmacist by Rea & Derick for 20 years.  He later was
employed at Medical Center Pharmacy for 10 years. In 1999, Harry and his
wife decided to open their own pharmacy, Medicap Pharmacy in Sunbury, where
he worked until his passing.

Harry enjoyed spending time with his family, going on day trips with his
wife, and attending activities that his grandchildren were involved in.  He
enjoyed going on vacation, tending to his garden, and watching sports on
TV. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Milton and was United Methodist
by faith.

In addition to his wife of 46 years, he is survived by one son, Matthew and
his wife Tessa of Northumberland; four grandchildren, Kyler, Carter, Caden,
and Kieran; one sister, Joann Davis and husband Fred of Wallingford; two
brothers, John and his wife Nancy of Lairdsville, Allen and his wife Janice
of Milton; mother-in-law Nancy Witmer of Sunbury and the late Clayton
Witmer; two sister-in-laws, Debbie and her husband Shane of Northumberland,
Brenda and her husband John of Beaver Falls; and many nieces, nephews, and
cousins.

Family and friends will be received from 3 to 5 pm Tuesday, July 16th at
the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home 210 King Street Northumberland, followed
by a memorial service at 5 pm with the Pastor Joan S. Dodson officiating.
Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery in Northumberland immediately
following services.

Memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Harry to the Pulmonary
Fibrosis Foundation 230 East Ohio Street Suite 500 Chicago, Illinois 60611
or online at www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org or to Christ United Methodist Church
Front & King Street Northumberland.

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