Mary S. Balinbin, age 73, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Born in Marion,
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Virginia on September 17, 1945, Mary enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at
Hickam Air Force Base working in signals intelligence during the Vietnam War. She later
had a long career cheerfully serving the West Maui community at Foodland and Safeway in Lahaina.
Mary is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joseph Balinbin; her sons, Gregory Balinbin, Lawrence
(Angelina) Balinbin, and William (Lindsey) Balinbin; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her
father, Nathan Brisco; mother, Helen (Taylor) Brisco; and brother, James Brisco.
Mary loved Jesus and was always eager to pray out loud for others and to graciously share her favorite Christian books and videos with friends and strangers.
In retirement, Mary was an avid gardener and enjoyed sharing her fresh fruits with everyone.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Maui Veterans Cemetery in
Makawao followed by a family and friends gathering in Lahaina.