Bay resident celebrates 100th birthday

Bradley Bay resident Evelyn Ballantine celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family, including her son, Tom, and grandchildren Christina and Tiffany.

Evelyn Ballantine celebrated her 100th birthday one day early, on Oct. 24, at Bradley Bay Assisted Living, where she is a resident.  Evelyn is a native Clevelander, and she and her late husband moved to Bay Village in 1950. 

She and Thomas were married for 63 years, during which, in addition to being a homemaker, she worked at the Cleveland Club and Union Commerce Bank.  She has one son, Tom, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Her birthday was celebrated with family and friends during a delicious lunch, while being serenaded by the South Shore Four Quartet. Bay Village Mayor Debbie Sutherland presented Evelyn with a proclamation for her centenarian status. 

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Volume 5, Issue 23, Posted 10:10 AM, 11.12.2013