Balderson, Jack Virgil
Birth: Monday, March 04, 1935 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the age of 83
Laid to Rest: Monday, October 29, 2018 in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Cemetery, Lexington Park, Maryland
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Jack Virgil Balderson, 83, of Solomons, MD passed away on October 24, 2018 at Calvert Health Medical Center. Born March 4, 1935 in New Brighton, PA, he was the son of the late Virgil Balderson and Frances (Abend) Balderson. Jack graduated from New Brighton High School in 1953 and from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1957. He married his wife, Carmel (Monks) Balderson on June 3, 1961 in Butler, PA.
Jack served in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Army Reserves after thirty years of service, serving from 1963 until 1993. He received the Army Commendation Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal. He was the Dean of Students at Robert Morris University for thirty five years, retiring on August 13, 1999. He moved to Calvert County from Hopewell, PA in 2013. Jack was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sigma Tau Gamma, The Society of Seventeen, and a long time member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Hopewell, PA. He enjoyed coin collecting and vacationing in the Outer Banks.
Jack is survived by his wife Carmel Balderson; his children, Mark Balderson (Penny) of Fairfax, VA, Keith Balderson (Vicky) of California, MD, and Jeff Balderson (Robin) of Sachse, TX; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Florence Slider.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Rausch Funeral Home, 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD 20657. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Solomons, MD. Interment will follow in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Lexington Park, MD. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.