Thomas E. Balzer

June 16, 1971 ‒ November 27, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Thomas E. Balzer, 49, of Delaware passed away Friday morning, November 27, 2020 at his residence.

He was born June 16, 1971 in Springfield, Ohio to the late James and Judy (Furay) Balzer and had worked for Alpha Industries. A caring person, Tom enjoyed watching and collecting videos.

Surviving Tom are his aunts, Joyce Dennis and Janice O’Daniels; uncles, Jack and Jerry Furay; half-sister, April Marshall; numerous cousins and his feline companion Bubbles.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Jack and Polly Furay.

The family would like to thank Creative Foundations and Independent Beginnings for their care, concern and friendship of Tom over the years.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 10:00 – 10:30 am at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive at W. William Street, Delaware, where celebration of life services will follow at 10:30 am. Graveside services will then be held at 2:00 pm at Ferncliff Cemetery, 501 W. McCreight Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45504.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests are required to wear masks and recognize social distancing requirements.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.

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  • I’m absolutely heartbroken. I have so many years’ worth of great memories with Tom, who was such a loving and kind person. I already miss him terribly. RIP.

  • Tommy is loved by all whose lives he brightened with his warmth and gentle spirit. I was blessed to have gotten to work with him for the short time it was. He will be greatly missed and always remembered. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Tom was such a gentle soul. He always made me smile and I will truly miss him. It was a gift to know him for so long and be part of his life. My condolences to all those who loved him.


  • He would give the brightest smiles I loved when he would tell me about his cat he will be missed by all

  • My condolences to all of Tom’s family and friends. Tom will be missed greatly. Tom was a joy to work with. He made us smile and laugh.

  • I did not know Tommy but loved his mother dearly. I am sad he has passed so young. Now he will be with Judy and Jim and Polly and Jack. Rest in Peace, Tommy.