Balcom, Mary Gladys “Midge”, 65, of Milton, Queens County, passed away on Saturday, April 19th, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Olive (Wamboldt) Whynot.
Midge worked for many years in small options homes as a care taker and in her later years she worked as a housekeeper. She enjoyed going for drives, reading, and cross word puzzles, but was the happiest when she was spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving companion, Sydney Whynot; a daughter, Bonnie Balcom (Charles Doubleday), of Milton; grandchildren, Makenzie, Keelie; chosen granddaughter Tenesha Foster; sister, Doris, of Milton; brothers, Elwood (Paula), Jordan (Catherine), Irving (Jeanette), Cecil (Lucille), all of Milton, Roger (Patty), of Gull Island.
She was predeceased by he husband Robert Balcom Jr.; sisters Mary, Betty, Catherine; brothers, Ronald, and Herbert Jr..
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Celebration of Midge’s Life will be held on Thursday, April 24th, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., from Trinity Anglican Church, Liverpool.
Reverend Judy Cross officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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