Torrington- Evelyn E. Hamor-Balesky, 89, passed away peacefully, Friday, March 20, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Balesky was born in Torrington on January 4, 1931, daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Kupco) Hamor, and was a Torrington resident most of her life. She was a retired professional driver with Education Connection, Litchfield, retiring with 26 years of service. Evelyn had a great love for music. She was a professional accordionist playing in bands and individually. Evelyn also served as a mentor, providing accordion lessons to children and adults. She was a member of the Sullivan Senior Center, Torrington, enjoyed working outside her home, and loved animals.
Survivors include a son, Jonathan Balesky and his fiancée Michele Cyr of Torrington; two daughters, Sandra Kess and her husband James of Colebrook, and Linda Lascko of Willimantic; six grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00p.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington. Burial will be private.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Little Guild Animal Shelter, 285 Sharon-Goshen Tpke, West Cornwall, CT 06796
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