BALBONI Louis R. Balboni, of Avon, passed away January 12, 2013. surrounded by his loving family. He was 80 years old. Born in Boston, Louis was raised and educated in W. Roxbury. He was a resident of Avon for 45 years, where he was a town meeting member and also served on the Finance Committee. Louis retired from Franklin Sports in Stoughton. Louis served as a US Marine for six years in the Korean War and was a life member of USMC Shutt Detachment in Watertown and a member of the Avon VFW. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and traveling to Aruba. Beloved husband of Josephine (Simonelli) Balboni. Loving father of Linda Tracy and her husband Tim of Watertown, the late Kimberly Miller and her late husband Chip, and the late Jo Ann Balboni. Devoted brother of the late Angelo Balboni and Marion Mistretta. Dear grandfather of Kaitlin, Kristen, and the late Elizabeth Tracy. Son of the late Igino and Rose (DiIorio) Balboni. After the passing of his parents, Louis was raised by his aunt and uncle, Sentina and Michael DiIorio. Step-brother of Sophie DeGrazio of Norwood, Edward DiIorio of Dedham, and the late Claire Mantovani and Lillian DiIorio. Also survived by many relatives and friends. Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 South Main Street, (Route 28), RANDOLPH, Friday at 9:15 A.M. followed by a funeral mass at St. Michael’s Church, Avon at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Interment St. Michael’s Cemetery, Avon. In lieu of flowers, donations in Louis’s name can be made to the Miller/Tracy Children’s Foundation, PO Box 541002, Waltham, MA 02454 or a
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Published in Boston Herald on Jan. 14, 2014