Gary Donald Ball 1943-2017

Gary Donald Ball, 73, of Sterling, Virginia, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

Born on August 1, 1943 in Altoona, PA, he is the son of Donald (Pete) Ball and Erma (Massavani) Ball.  The third of four children, he is predeceased by sister, Connie (Ball) Bernazzoli and brother, Wayne Ball and survived by sister Lavone (Ball) Conrad of Berryville, VA.  In addition to his wife of 53 years, Nancy (Kenner) Ball, he leaves 2 sons and their wives, G. Shawn and Susan Ball of Round Hill, VA, Keith Donald and Renee Ball of Ash burn, VA, and 6 grandchildren, Shawn, Nicholas, Samuel, Kasey, Emilie and Allison Ball to cherish his memory.

Gary was an active member within the community as a member of the Knights of Columbus and at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church where he was a lecturer.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be remembered by his incredibly outgoing personality, his willingness to always help others and his devotion to his family.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 14th from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Sterling, VA.  Additional visitation from 10-11am on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church until the service beginning at 11am.

Interment will be held privately by the family at a later date in Coupon, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation.

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