Mary K. Balentine, a long-time Darien resident, died at Norwalk Hospital on Aug. 12 with her family by her side. She was 87.

She was born May 24, 1925 in Philadelphia, Penn. to the late John and Maude Andrews.

Mrs. Balentine is survived by her son, Keith W. Balentine, of Darien; and two daughters, Kathleen Balentine Gunn, of Darien and husband Tom; and Jan M. Mello, of Westport and her husband John. She is also survived by eight grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Balentine was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, William R. Balentine, and her son Jack W. Balentine.

At the direction of the family, services for Mrs. Balentine will be held privately.

Bosak Funeral Home & Cremation, 453 Shippan Avenue, Stamford is handling the arrangements.

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