BALDASSARRE, Thomas L. Age 71, formerly of Nashville, TN, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Fellowship Health and Rehab, Anderson, SC. Born in Cortland, NY to the late Kenneth Baldassarre and Elsie Botting; he was the founder of Dickerson Road Pawn Shop, Jefferson Street Pawn Shop, River Front Pawn Shop, and Green Hills Barber Shop. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Baldassarre; step-mother, Lucille Baldassarre of Brentwood, TN; sons, Thomas and Vincent Baldassarre of AZ; brother, Kenny Baldassarre of Cayuta, NY; sister, Delores Bush of Marathon, NY; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. In addition to his father and mother, he is also preceded in death by a brother, Jim Baldassarre. Memorial Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Mt. Juliet Church of God, Tennessee. SOSEBEE MORTUARY AND CREMATORY, South Chapel, Anderson, SC assisted the family with the arrangements, (864) 296-5656.
Published in The Tennessean on July 28, 2013