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“Sorry to learn of her loss. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Gordon Marsh

“I remember with fondness the visit to Uncle Joe and Aunt Mary Agnes's farm as young children. Carol joined all the girls in the big dormer to sleep...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Kay Nuzum - Casper, WY - Family

“You will be missed by many. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: M C

“Rest in peace, Carol. I will never forget you and all the fun we had back in the day. Was so excited for you when you got into fostering and to hear...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Ann (Hemmelgarn) Madden - IN

“What I loved most about Carol was her quick laughter. You could walk into a room, she'd be laughing, and you would laugh along, even if you didn't...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Alona Martin - Junction, WV

Carol A. Balazs, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. She was born to the late Joseph and Mary McAfee on January 13, 1954. Carol selflessly dedicated her life to being a mother, grandmother, and foster parent. She worked as an accountant at Lincoln Financial Group, and enjoyed simple pleasures while spending time with family.

Carol is survived by her children, Emily (Jeff) Hacker, Madeline Balazs, Andrew Balazs, Sabrina Balazs, Thin Thin Hlaing, and Sandar Thein; grandchildren, Joe Hacker, Jacob Oo, Patricia Pate, Sarah Pate, and Bonita Balazs; 8 siblings; and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her sister, Kathy Jo McAfee.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Lakeside Park (1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805) at 2:00 pm with visitation beginning at 10:00 am until the time of service. Private burial will be held at Fountain Grove Cemetery in Bryan, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to SAFY (Specialized Foster Parent Agency) or in care of Carol's grandchildren.