Elisabeth Ann Ballance
March 23, 1985 – October 13, 2016
Elisabeth Ann “Beth” Ballance, age 31, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Born in Newark, DE on March 23, 1985, Beth was the daughter of Linden and Sandra (DelDuco) Ballance. She was a certified medical assistant and most recently worked as an optical technician at Halpern Eye care.
Kind and compassionate, Beth loved caring for people. She adored animals of all kinds, and shared a special bond with her faithful canine companion, Coal. In her spare time, Beth enjoyed traveling, completing jigsaw and crossword puzzles and cross stitching. She was an experienced angler who won a number of trophies in local fishing competitions. Above all else, Beth loved her family and was happiest in their company. She will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by her parents, Linden and Sandra Ballance, both of New Castle; sister, Nicole Ballance; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Wednesday evening, October 19, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday morning, October 20, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Beth’s memory may be made to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 600 South St, New Castle, DE 19720.