Richard Ballon
December 3, 2017

Funeral Information

December 7 2017 - 1:00 pm
Beth Shalom Cemetery, 1501 Anderson Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15209

BALLON, RICHARD: Age 78, of Mt. Lebanon, on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Richard was the cherished husband for 50 years to Layla Ballon (Gusky). Father of Ellen Ballon Dante (Mark) and Paul J. Ballon. Proud PopPop to Nico Ballon Dante, all of Los Angeles, CA. Son of the late Rebecca and Abraham Ballon. Beloved brother to Jack Ballon (Marilyn) and the late William Ballon (Rachel) and Devora Lewine (Don). Richard was a very well respected and admired real estate developer for over 58 years. He had a sense of fairness, commitment and compassion in whatever he did. Richard had an intense love of family and friends. We have lost a wonderful man. Graveside Services and Interment will be held on Thursday at 1 PM at Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Temple Emanuel of South Hills, 1250 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15243 or a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.


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So sorry to hear about Richie. He was a great fun loving guy. Our sympathy to all of the family. He will be missed by many.

By Harvey & Debbie Lantzman - December 08, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out Layla and the family at this time of loss. May the perpetual light shine upon him and God Bless.

By Dr Bob and Tammy Yakovac and staff - December 07, 2017

We express our deepest condolences to Layla and the entire Ballon family. Richard was a colleague and a friend for over 30 years. He was a capable, decent and fair man. I'm sure he will be deeply missed by his family and numerous friends.

By James & Maribeth DiGregory - December 06, 2017