Cynthia M. Ballard, 54, of Oswego, passed away Sept 28, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.
She most enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She loved her horses, Sugarbaby and Splash, as well as her dog, Chloe and cats, Tigger and Spook.
She was employed by Aux Services at SUNY Oswego for the past 24+ years where she was fond of the students and had a special bond with the Laker Hockey Team.
She is survived by her daughters, Tina (Scott) Rio of North Carolina and Alicia Ballard of Oswego; her companion of 14 years, Charles Holsapple; her grandchildren, Austyn Rio, Brooke Rio and Hayleigh Girard; her sisters, Jeanette (Dan) Lyons of Oswego; Barbara (Tom) Trepasso of Fulton; Debra (Brian) Cannizzo of North Carolina; her brothers, David (Theresa) Carosella and Barry (Susan) Laurent both of Texas; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father, Raymond Laurent; mother, Betty Laurent; sisters, Barbara Glaser, Shirley Ingersoll and Donna Spaulding; and brother, Raymond “JR” Laurent.
Calling hours will be held 2-5p.m. Saturday, at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.
Services will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family in care of Alicia Ballard, 38 Birch Lane Apt 43C, Oswego, NY 13126.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com