Norman Stephen Ballance

Feb 14, 1927 – Apr 9, 2018
Born in Nanaimo, BC on Feb. 14, 1927, Norm went to be with the Lord on April 9, 2018.

Predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Nora, in March, 2017, and brothers Gord, Morris, Lloyd, Joe and David, sisters Irene and Lorraine. Survived by brothers Howard and Stan, sister Gladys, children Pauline (Rick Humphrey), Clarence (Diane) and Ken, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Norm loved the lord and his family, and was especially proud of his grandchildren and great grandchildren, who all came to know and love him as “Papa”. He will be missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 1:00 pm, at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1720 Bowen Road, in Nanaimo.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Gideon Bibles Foundation at

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