Frances A. Balon, 96, Ebensburg, formerly of Patton, died Tuesday. She was born in Spangler, daughter of Louis and Mary (Sunseri) Pettorini. Surviving are a son, Dr. John "Jack" Balon of Ebensburg; and three siblings: George and Vincetta Pettorini and Margaret Cunningham. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent Balon; and three siblings: Robert and Louis Pettorini Jr. and Rita Corea. Viewing will be private. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Patton.