Mrs. Gloria D. (Shellhammer) Balogach

December 23, 1930 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 90)


Mrs. Gloria D. Balogach, 90, of Lehighton, Pa. passed into eternal rest on Sunday, January 10th at her residence. She was the wife of the late Peter P. Balogach Sr. who passed away January 19, 1987. Born in Palmerton, Pa. on Tuesday, December 23, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Nathan & May Irene (Daubert) Shellhammer. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a sewing machine operator at Scotty’s Fashions with over 35 years of service. Gloria was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Lehighton. She enjoyed spending time with her immediate family, especially her grandchildren. Surviving is a daughter, Patricia Ann Balogach of Lehighton, 2 sons, Peter P. Balogach Jr. & his wife Martha of Lehighton, Michael Balogach of Lehighton, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-greatgrandchildren and left behind many cousins, nieces & nephews as well. She was predeceased by a daughter, Ella May Hibbler, a son, Nathan R. Balogach and 3 sisters, & 4 brothers. A Celebration Of Life memorial service in her honor will be held on Sunday, Jan. 31st at 12 noon at All Saints Episcopal Church, 2nd & Coal St., Lehighton, Pa.. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, 2nd & Coal Street, Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at



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