Carol Jean Balfour (Benner), 78, passed away at the home of her daughter
and son-in-law on the evening on July 2, 2022, after suffering multiple health
issues this past year. Carol, the daughter of Hugh and Pauline (Dallas) Benner
was born in Alliance, Ohio on September 25, 1943. Carol’s loving husband,
Howard Walter Balfour preceded her in death in 1994. Carol is survived by
her 3 children, Cindy (Israel) Ashwal, Bobbi Smith (Jamie Kessler), and Jamie
(Stacy) Balfour and 8 wonderful grandchildren, Eli (Lexie) Ashwal, Yasmine
Ashwal, Yaniv Ashwal, Cheyenne Smith, Dakota Smith, Garrett Smith, Bailey
Balfour, Emily Balfour. She is the beloved sister of Patricia (Marshall)
Postman of Nevada and Kenneth (Terry) Benner of North Benton. She is also
survived by 5 nieces and nephews. Carol graduated from West Branch High
School (1961) and has been a resident of Damascus, Ohio since 1962. Carol
had been employed by the Comfort Inn as General Manager in Alliance and
Akron. She enjoyed traveling especially out west. Carol and her mother,
Pauline, both enjoyed being members of the Sweet Adeline. Friends and family may share their online condolences at ww.deansfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio.