Eugene Joseph Balog

1959 - 2021



Eugene Joseph Balog, 62, of Somerset, died March 3, 2021 at his home. Born February 25,1959 in Johnstown, he is the son of Geza F. and Joan M. (Gall) Balog. Preceded in death by his father. Survived by his mother of Virginia Beach, VA, his fiance Loretta Tannehill of Somerset, children; Danielle Alexis Balog of California, and Dalton James Balog of Oregon, grandson Oliver Valenzuela, also survived by his brother and sisters; Kevin Balog of Johnstown, Sharon Balog of Chesapeake, VA, and Mary Anne Soto and husband Ralph of Lemon Grove, CA, also niece Hollie Balog of Johnstown and nephew Kevin M. Raad of Chesapeake, VA. Eugene was a graduate of Johnstown Vo-Tech, he had been working as a custodian for Maple Ridge Elementary, he was also a member of Somerset Church of the Brethren. Friends received 10-11 a.m. Tuesday March 16th, at the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset, where a service will follow at 11 a.m. with Reverend Ronald Barto officiating. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Rockwood. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Somerset PTA where they are going to have some memorial benches made in Eugene's name. To leave a condolence please visit To see a recording of Eugene's service please cut and paste the following link into your browser.


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Dianna Steck

March 16, 2021 2:28 PM

Eugene was a dear friend for many years who I will always remember for his warmth, his kindness and his unique sense of humor. Please accept my sincere and heartfelt sympathy.

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March 16, 2021 8:38 AM
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Your dearest son, Dalton

March 16, 2021 8:16 AM

Let the memories of Eugene live on forever. We have an angel looking over us.
Your dearest son, Dalton

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Amber Barrick

March 15, 2021 11:15 AM

Eugene was a great neighbor for years when I lived with my mom. He was a great person and a good friend. I'm going sure miss him being around and his funny jokes. Prayers for everyone!

Amber Barrick

March 15, 2021 11:08 AM

Eugene was a good friend and neighbor. when I lived with my mom years ago. I'm going to miss his funny jokes. I'll sure miss him!

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