Helen Balamoti, 78


Helen Balamoti, 78, of Millville, Del. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She retired as an administrative assistant working for the Department of Agriculture in
Beltsville, Md. A member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church and their bowling league. She was also a longtime member of the Sportsettes, a club her and many friends formed in junior high school. Also a member of Delamarvalous Quilters Guild and the Blue Hen Homemakers. 
Balamoti is proceeded in death by her parents, Nicolas and Anastasia Panouchoplous; by her husband of 59 years, Johnny Michael Balamoti; and a son-in-law, Joseph O’Connor. She is survived by her son Michael Balamoti and wife Vickie of Laurel, Del.; daughters, Ann Cermak and husband Robert of Maryville, Tenn., Rebecca Mills and husband David of Ocean View, Del. and Cathleen O’Conner and her husband Joseph of Pasadena, Md.; a sister, Jean Stewart; sister-in-law, Fran Durham of Ocean Pines, Md; grandsons, Jonathan O’Conner, Christopher Mills, Nicholas Mills, Michael Cermak; a great-granddaughter, Callie O’Conner; and several nieces and nephews, and many friends.
A memorial service is set for Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at 11:00 am, at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery 26669 Patriots Way Millsboro, DE 19966. Contributions can be made in her memory to Delaware Hospice 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.