CUYAHOGA FALLS – Paul R. Balko, 74, passed away December 5, 2017. He was born in Ravenna and resided in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 46 years. Paul worked for Morse Controls in Hudson retiring after 33 years of service.

Preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Kuba and Steven Balko; he is survived by his brothers, George Kuba and Michael Balko; sister-in-law, Pat Balko; and nephew, Joe Balko.

Friends may call one hour prior to a 12 PM funeral service on Friday December 8, 2017 the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home 1930 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. Interment will be at Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent, OH. In lieu of other remembrances memorials may be made to the Haven of Rest or the Humane Society of Greater Akron. To send condolences or sign the guest book visit

(Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147 CFNP 12-10-17)