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Carmine C. 'Buddy' Balbo

12/06/1930 - 10/14/2022

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Obituary For Carmine C. 'Buddy' Balbo

Carmine Charles ‘Buddy’ Balbo, aged 91, of Galloway, passed away peacefully, Friday October 14, 2022. He was born on December 6th, 1930, in Jersey City, NJ to Leonard Balbo and Nicoletta ‘Nellie' Balbo, nee Murolo, who both pre-deceased him. He later lived in Plainfield, Wayne, Lakewood and finally Galloway, NJ. He was a loving father, devoted husband, lifelong friend, Army veteran, My Hero.

In his youth, he served in the US Army 1952 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict, serving in Camp Gordon, GA. Afterwards, he graduated from Newark College of Engineering in Newark, NJ with a BS in Electrical Engineering.

Buddy was an Electrical Engineer at Lockheed Electronics in Plainfield, NJ for most of his career, working in vital areas of the United States defense industry. He also had a passion for music and was a piano-player and professional musician until he was 85. Yet he always found time to work around the house, play with and support his children, and have an eternally happy marriage.

Our Dad joins our Mom, Catherine Mary Balbo who passed away 2 years ago this October, married in 1951 and together for more than 70 years, now together forever. He was pre-deceased by his sister, Kay Balbo Hodoske. They are survived by son, Steven Leonard Balbo and daughter, Patricia Anne Balbo (William Bugzy Boyer), as well as many nephews, nieces and cousins, and his caretaker, Judith Johnson.

A Viewing will be held 12PM to 2PM on Saturday October 22, 2022 at Parsels Funeral Home, 324 New Jersey Ave., Absecon, NJ. A service will follow immediately at 2PM. The entombment will be 12PM on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at Ocean County Memorial Park in Tom's River, NJ. For condolences and information go to ParselsFH.com. We appreciate all of the support, friendship and empathy you have given our family in these difficult times. "Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand."

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22 Oct

Visitation

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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22 Oct

Funeral Service

02:00 PM

Parsels Funeral Home 324 New Jersey Avenue Absecon, NJ 08201 Get Directions »
26 Oct

Graveside Service

12:00 PM

Ocean County Memorial Park 1722 Silverton Rd. Toms River, NJ 08753 Get Directions »
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  • 10/18/2022

    Dear Steve, & Family, I only knew your Dad for a couple months. He was a pleasure to take care of. I'm sorry for your loss for you & your family. I know now nothing is a comfort right now, know in your hearts that he's in a better place w/your Mother. Dad is playing the piano & playing a song for your Mother. I'm sure they are very, very, happy to meet again. God bless all of you.

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  • Beautiful Dreams

    Judith Johnson sent Beautiful Dreams for Carmine C. 'Buddy' Balbo - October 20, 2022

    It was my honor and privilege to care for Buddy. He was an incredibly sweet man. I will miss his sharing of memories of his family whom he held dear. He will be missed. Love, Judi

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    Golden Days Basket was sent for Carmine C. 'Buddy' Balbo - October 18, 2022

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