Thomas Balderson

Thomas Balderson Obituary

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Age - 77

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April 24, 2023

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Chester, MD

"Thomas Charles Balderson died in Florida on January 10, 2023. He was 77 years old. Born February 15, 1945, in Baltimore City, he was the son of John and Bessie Balderson. He enjoyed golfing, being on the water, fishing, crabbing, playing social sports at the VFW, and watching football \u0026amp; baseball. He was a life member of the VFW. He loved his family, and his grandchildren brought him so much joy. He proudly served for 22 years in the Army and retired as a Master Sergeant. He served two tours in Vietnam and was stationed all over the world during his active service. During his service, he received numerous awards and medals for his actions, including a Bronze Star. After retiring from the Army, he furthered his career at Fort Meade with the Department of Defense until 2011. Tom was a man of few words but loved like no other. He loved his country, family, and friends and was a very proud veteran and patriot. He is survived by his son, Tom Balderson,and daughter-in-law, Kelly Balderson, of Stevensville MD; three beautiful grandchildren, Emily, Jessica \u0026amp; Thomas Balderson also of Stevensville; and girlfriend, Carol Richlen of Florida. A Memorial Service will be held 2 p. m, on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Hall in Chester, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department in Chester, MD. "