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Pearl Louise (Balonier) Steele

July 19, 1932 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 89)


Steele, Pearl Louise (Balonier) Age 89, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022. Born in Chillicothe, OH and was raised, with love, in poverty. She eventually moved to Dayton, Ohio and met her husband-to-be, Garnet Steele. They married and had two boys, Mike and Steve. Garnet's work brought the family to Moon Township, PA.

Pearl was raised, for the most part, by her mother, Gertrude Balonier, and was always very close to her mother. Having seen, and lived through, a lot of broken families, Pearl's top priorities were always her family, pets, and home.

When Pearl retired from Dravo Corp. on Neville Island, she had reached the position of Employee Relations Supervisor. Pearl and Garnet enjoyed their retirements by traveling to their Florida home for the winter months.

Pearl's mother, Gertrude, passed in 1984. Pearl's son, Mike passed in 2003. Pearl's husband, Garnet passed in 2019. Garnet and Pearl had been married since 1952. Pearl’s son Steve helped take care of his parents as they aged. Services and Interment were private at Pearl's request. Arrangements entrusted to R.D. Copeland Funeral Home, Inc.

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