Ballenger, Carl Herman

October 06, 2005

CARL HERMAN BALLENGER of Easton died at Heartfield's at Easton on Tuesday, October 4, 2005. He was 92. He was born on January 2, 1913 in Washington, D.C. the son of the late Donald and Anna Khan Ballenger. He was a graduate of Mercersburg High School in Mercersburg, PA and later attended Lehigh University where he was a member of Phi Delta Pheta Fraternity. He represented Commander Larabee as a flour salesman for many years and later established his own flour brokerage. He is credited with developing a patent for a helical conveyor and belt used in flour mills. He was also an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Dorothy Patterson Ballenger whom he married on June 23, 1937, four sons, Donald Hamilton Ballenger and his wife Maureen of Gaylord, MI, Robert George Ballenger and his wife Beth of Cambridge, MD, Douglas Scott Ballenger of Port St. Lucie, FL and Carl Herman Ballenger Jr. and his wife Virginia of Gallop, NM. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Nicole Danielle Vernon and her husband John and Heather Renae Ballenger of Stewartstown, PA, Anna Ballenger, Courtney Ballenger, Amber Ballenger and Gregory Ballenger all of Gallop, NM, Ashley Joseph and her husband Matthew of Charlotte, NC, Patrick Gigandet of Atlanta, GA and Carter Boughner of Old Greenwich, CT and four great-grandchildren, Will Joseph and Max Joseph both of Charlotte, NC, Isabelle Boughner and Madeline Boughner both of Old Greenwich, CT. Funeral services for Mr. Ballenger will be held on Monday, October 10, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. at Framptom Funeral Home, P.A. in Federalsburg with Rev. Nathan Sanders officiating. Interment will be on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at 1:00 P.M.. in Loudon Park Cemetery on Wilkins Avenue in Baltimore. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. The family has requested that donations be made in his memory to the Alzheimers Association P.O.B. 2033 Salisbury, MD 21801 or to the charity of your choice.

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