York, Maine- Charles S. Balentine, 87 of 24 Barrell Lane, passed away Wed., July 22, 2020 in York Hospital with his family by his side after a period of failing health.
He was born January 10, 1933 in York, Maine a son of the late Charles L. and Anna C. (Reardon) Balentine. He graduated from York High School class of 1951 and was a member of the State Championship Cross Country team in 1948.
He worked for CMP for many years as a Lineman and was the caretaker of Trinity Episcopal Church for 41 years.
He joined the York Village Fire Dept in 1954 and was a lifetime member.
He was the foundation and the Patriarch of the family, he leaves his wife of 67 yrs, Barbara Ann (Blaisdell) Balentine; a daughter Natalie Apgar of Cape Neddick, ME; two sons, Chris Balentine and his wife Dee Dee of York, ME and Scot C. Balentine and his wife Kristel of Portland, ME; a brother Gerald Balentine and his wife Rita of Portsmouth, NH; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held from 11am to 1pm on Monday, July 27th in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York, Maine.
A private graveside service will be held for the family immediately following in the First Parish Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the York Fire Department, 1 Firehouse Dr., York, ME 03909 or the York Ambulance, PO Box 238, York, ME 03909. Visit www.lucaseatonfuneralhome.com
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