Ellen Balkus

  • Born: February 7, 1918
  • Died: April 7, 2018
  • Location: Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts

Eaton Funeral Home

1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Tel. (781) 444-0201

Tribute & Message From The Family

Ellen Balkus was born on February 7, 1918 and died peacefully at the age of 100 in Waban Health Center in Newton, on April 7, 2018. She was the only daughter of Joseph and Eva Balkus from Lithuania. Ellen was predeceased by her brothers: William, Albert, B. William, Stephen, Joseph, and John. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews. She was a lifelong resident of Newton Upper Falls, and a life member of Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Parish. Ellen worked at Sherman Paper Products in Newton Upper Falls for 45 years from which she retired. Visiting hour will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham on Friday, April 27th from 6-9pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church, 270 Elliot St NEWTON UPPER FALLS, on Saturday April 28 at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To The Family of Ellen Balkus:
We are deeply sorry to hear about the loss of our dear sweet neighbor Ellen (Ellie).
We have lots of fond memories of Ellie that we will treasure in our hearts forever. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Suzanne & Mark Sheridan
Martin Malkasian

Posted by Suzanne Malkasian-Sheridan - Newton Upper Falls, MA - Family Friend   May 06, 2018

My condolences to the Balkus family may you find comfort from God and his promises at 1Cor.15:26.

Posted by A friend   April 26, 2018

May the family and friends of Ellen celebrate a life well lived and loved by many.
God give us a life span of 70-80 years if we are especially strong. Psalms 90:10
With sincere sympathy

Posted by A friend   April 25, 2018

You have my deepest sympathy. May God give you peace and strength to keep you going during your time of sorrow.

Posted by Rom. 15:33    April 25, 2018

I hope you have peace, comfort and strength to face the days ahead. And loving memories to carry you through this sad time. "For everything there is an appointed time, even...a time to weep." Ecclesiastes 3:1,4.

Posted by Tony Davis - Sanford, FL   April 22, 2018

My Condolences To The Family;
I'm so sorry for your great loss. May the God of all comfort be with you all during this difficult time.

Posted by A friend   April 19, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family. Ellen had a lot of wisdom to shared. May GOD BLESS you and give you peace. Psalms 29:11.

Posted by A friend   April 18, 2018


The death of Aunt Ellen is sad for us all. She was a wonderful aunt and very thoughtful. We were lucky that we had her in our lives for the 100 years that she blessed us with her presence. Aunt Ellen we send you our love and will miss you. You were a special gift to the John Balkus Family.

Posted by Barbara Sgroi - Spring Valley, CA - Family   April 18, 2018