Evelyn Balantine celebrated her 100th birthday one day early, on October 24, 2013 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 being a homemaker, she worked at the Cleveland Club and Union Commerce Bank. She has 1 son, Thomas, 4 grand children and 5 great-grandchildren.
Her birthday was celebrated with family and friends during a delicious lunch, while being serenaded by the South Shore Four Quartet. The Mayor of Bay Village, Deborah Sutherland, presented Evelyn with a Proclamation for her centenarian status.