Formerly of Yarmouth Nova Scotia
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Ret. MWO Canadian Guards and RCR Canadian Forces, Member Knights of Columbus Fr. Holly Council, Petawawa, 4TH Degree Bishop Smith Assembly, Pembroke, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 517 Petawawa
Peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday July 28, 2019 in his 83rd year. Victor Balkam of Pembroke is survived by his second loving wife Claudette (nee Cuillerier). Loving father of Dorry Ann Godin (David), Andree Ann Balkam, Kathleen Mary Ann Fleming (Jack) and Beverly Ann Balkam and extended family Angela Lafave (Kelly), Jeff Martel (Stephanie), Donald Deans and Tracy Matthews (Brian). Dear brother of Ronnie Balkam of Shelburne NS. Papère will be sadly missed by his 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren that he leaves. Victor will also leave behind many family and special friends who will miss him dearly. Predeceased by his first wife Phyllis (nee Maleau), parents Doris and Percy Balkam, sisters Mary Lou, Shirley, Betty, Sally, Barbara, Mabel and brothers Eddy, Donnie and Bradford (Sammy) and great grandchildren Vincent and Audrey Godin. Friends are invited to share their memories of Victor with his family during visitation at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 296 Isabella Street, Pembroke on Tuesday 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. and after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday July 31, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Columbkille’s Cathedral, Pembroke. Interment St. Columba’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes, donations www.murphyfuneralhome.ca