Thomas M. “Tom” Ballance - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Thomas M. “Tom” Ballance

October 17, 1961 - August 19, 2023

Thomas M. “Tom” Ballance, age 61, of North East, MD, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE on October 17, 1961, he was a son of Irene (Lehowit) Ballance and the late Linden Ballance, Sr. Tom was a graduate of William Penn High School, class of 1980. He made his career with Aquaflow Pump & Supply, spending 37 years with the company.

An avid outdoorsman, Tom enjoyed spending his free time hunting deer. He could often be found cheering on his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers. Tom was a classic car enthusiast and loved to visit car shows.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Linden Ballance, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen “Kat” (Sturgill) Ballance; children, Shane Ballance, Kevin Ballance, and April Davis; mother, Irene Ballance; brothers, Dan Ballance (Weigen), Rick Ballance (Mary), Lindy Ballance (Sandy), and Jeff Ballance; sister, Joanne Scatasti (Joe); “twin sister”, Kathy Michaels (Ron); and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to the Brandywine Valley SPCA-Copeland Center, 290 Churchmans Road, New Castle, DE 19720 or online by clicking here.


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16 Condolences for Thomas M. “Tom” Ballance

  • So very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and family.

  • We are so very saddened to learn of Tom’s passing. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to the entire family.

  • I knew Tom from school & know his sister Kathy Tom was a Great guy always treated me good I knew Tom from school he was a great friend never said anything bad about anyone my thoughts & prayers go out to Tom’s Family & Friends R.I.P. Tom Till We Meet Again my FRIEND……

  • Tom brought us supplies from Aquaflow for many years. He was truly the best and we have missed him since he has been sick. Tom was such a hard worker and served our company so well for years. We are surely going to miss him. Rest In Peace, dear Tom, we love you❤️

  • Tom had probably the biggest heart of anyone I have ever known!! I’m going to miss you brother but we will meet again!!

  • I’m sure Tom will always be missed but never forgotten.
    My sincere condolences to family.

  • Sad to see this, RIP Tom. Thoughts and prayers for friends and family.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Toms passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers…

  • So many memories of Tom. He will be missed. Prayers going out to his family

  • Big Tom will truly be missed by all of us at SEYMOUR WELL SERVICE.

  • My condolences to the Ballance family!
    Went to school with Tom, really good guy.

  • Very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing, I remember him from William Penn. He was a great guy and my sincere condolences to his family.

  • RIP Tommy.

  • Kathy and family,

    John and I are so sorry for your loss.

    John and Cheryl McWhorter

  • So sorry for your loss. RIP Tom

  • Our Thoughts and prayers are with all at this time of loss. Tom will surely be missed