Paul R. BallardJuly 12, 1934 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 83)
NORTHBRIDGE ... Paul R. Ballard, 83, died Friday, August 11, in the Worcester Rehab & Health Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Cecile (Aucoin) Ballard; a son, Carl Ballard, of Dunedin, FL; a daughter, Pauline Naples, of Worcester; a granddaughter, and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Leo Ballard.
Mr. Ballard was born in Worcester, July 12, 1934, a son of Homer and Alice (Tessier) Ballard. He grew up in Northbridge, and graduated from Northbridge High School in 1952. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1953, retiring as a Master Sergeant in 1976.
He was a Field Service Manager at King Instruments in Westborough, and was co-owner of the Brown Sheet Metal Company in Northbridge, prior to retiring in 1999.
Mr. Ballard was formerly a member of Saint Peter's Church in Northbridge. He belonged to the VFW, and he enjoyed flying his own plane for many years.
Funeral services will be private, and there are no Calling Hours. Memorial donations my be made to : Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA, 02452.