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William R. Bale

Born: Tue., May 2, 1939
Died: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 02, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 02, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Dec. 03, 2019
Location: St. Mary, Mother of God Church

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William R. Bale, 80, of Sarver, passed away on Thursday, November 28th, peacefully, at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. Bill was born in Ligonier, PA on May 2, 1939, a son of the late Hattie (Lorcher) and H. William Bale. Bill graduated from Middlesex Prep. Academy in Concord, MA and from Penn State University with a degree in Finance. Bill was employed as a claims adjustor with Travelers and Citi Group Insurance companies for 32 years, he retired in 1999. He faithfully attended St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport. Bill was a member of the Tarentum District Sportsman Club. He enjoyed target shooting, cars, traveling and spending time with his family. William is survived by his wife of 52 years, Maryellyn H. (Harvey) Bale. His daughter and son in law, Hope & Dan Gaulin, of Northville, MI; 2 grandchildren, Nicholas William and Grace Mariel Gaulin. He is also survived by his sister, Margery Bale, of Ligonier, PA and sister in law, Dorothy Thomson of Jupiter, FL. Family and friends will be received on Monday Dec. 2nd from 2-4 & 7-9 pm in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport, PA. Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd at St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport, PA with Father Ronald Maquinana officiating. Burial will be held in Ligonier Valley Cemetery, PA.

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Debra Mulberry
   Posted Sun December 01, 2019
Maryellyn, Hope and all of Bill’s family and beloved friends, my deepest of condolences to you on this loss of Bill. He had many roles in the lives of his family and friends. I know how deeply he will be missed.

Jamie Phillips
   Posted Tue December 03, 2019
Due to illness, I was unable to express my sympathy in person for your loss. The world lost a wonderful man but Heaven gained a wonderful angel. You are in my prayers. I won’t forget how as a cantor at St. Mary’s on Saturday’s, I could always count on a big smile and a wave from Bill!

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